• 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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  • Project-Based Learning in Times of Crisis

    We are currently in an unexpected time of stress and isolation. Even my own children, who are usually steadfast and

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  • Teaching Native American History

    I had an online interaction recently with a first-year history teacher, who posted some activities for teaching Native

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  • Events



    SEA Online Symposium

    Samantha will be a featured speaker at the SEA Online Symposium, the week of July 22! She will be giving workshops on the Importance of History in a Modern Education and on Project-Based Learning (with co-author Blair Lee).



    HSC Conference

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

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