• Alternative Education

    Samantha is a vocal advocate and change agent for alternative education, particularly for home/unschooling. She has 25 years of experience in designing/leading classes and workshops for adults and children.

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    New Book Release! Project-Based Learning

    By focusing on how subjects and skills are best learned, project-based learning has the potential to revolutionize the role of education and community. It creates a partnership between educators and students, as they journey through the process of learning, presenting tangible outcomes for personal and social impact. There is a world-wide movement growing in support of using project-based learning to expand the possibilities of education, and we want you to be a part of it! Project-Based Learning: Creating a modern Education of Curiosity, Innovation, and Impact by Samantha Matalone Cook, MAT, and Blair Lee, M.S., is now available for pre-order!

  • Get to know Samantha Matalone Cook

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

  • Workshops, Consulting, Classes and more.

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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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  • 5 Reasons History & Humanities Education could save us all

      Picture on left: Communication begins with Morse Code on handmade Telegraph Machines. Picture on Right: Da Vinci's

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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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  • Events



    Inspire Charter Schools Workshop

    Join us for an in-depth workshop on homeschooling through high school, preparing for college or vocational work, and using creative approaches like project-based learning to make the most out of your teen's experience!



    CHN Expo

    Samantha will be at the CHN Expo May 3-5, 2019, speaking on homeschooling through high school, project-based learning, and the importance of history education.



    HSC Conference

    Samantha will be a Featured Speaker at the HSC Conference in San Jose, CA, August 8-11, 2019!

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