• Get to know Samantha Matalone Cook

    Samantha believes in projects that build community, and is a staunch advocate for children and learner centered education.

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  • My thoughts on Educational Policy and Reform, Home Education, Maker Culture and Education, and more.

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  • Upcoming events in the maker, homeschooling, and educational fields. Some created and some lead by Samantha Matalone Cook.

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  • Samantha Matalone Cook has over two decades of experience in education, program development, and the arts and is a dedicated mentor and lifelong learner.  Read more

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  • Freshman Un-Orientation

    September 1, 2017
    Freshman Un-Orientation

    An un-orientation letter to my dear “freshman”: You are now at the stage in which most teens enter high

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  • 5 Tips for Mentoring Kids in Making (and Everything Else)

    1. Model what you would like to see. The process for learning is not that different for adults as it is for kids.

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  • Events



    SEA Homeschool Conference

    I will be a keynote speaker at the 2018 SEA Homeschool Conference in Atlanta, GA ! Join me July 12-15, 2018 as we celebrate secular homeschooling and homeschoolers! More info to come soon!



    HSC Conference

    Join us August 9-12th in San Jose, CA, for an entire weekend of skill building in the HSC makerspace, along with workshops on robotics, soldering, resources, and making history come alive through art and invention!

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