• 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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  • The Problem No One Talks About

    February 18, 2018
    The Problem No One Talks About

    I’ve been completely speechless the last few days. Anyone who knows me could tell you this is not a usual

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  • Cocooning

    January 22, 2018

    In our house, we are in the middle-to-end of our second adolescent cocooning, the period of time when kids seem to

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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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