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HSC Conference 2019
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Samantha Matalone Cook MAT

Samantha Matalone Cook, MAT,  is a history and humanities educator, writer, and maker. She has almost three decades of experience in education, program development, and the arts and has worked with both small and large organizations to create educational programming that centers and connects the learner to concepts and skills. She has taught in classrooms and in private workshops, mentored other educators, founded and directed makerspaces, and worked for and with many museums. 

Samantha co-authored the book Project-Based Learning: Creating a Modern Education of Curiosity, Innovation, and Impact, several book studies, and this spring (2022) will release her new curriculum, History Compass: A Guide to Historical Thinking, Research, and Writing. She is now working on History Odyssey I: The Ancient World, which is the first in a series of global-focused, multidisciplinary history curriculum for Pandia Press. Samantha teaches a limited schedule of middle school and high school level history and humanities courses for SEA Online Classes. She finds new adventures and manages mischief every day with her three teens, all home educated; the two oldest of whom have fledged into college. You can learn more and connect with Samantha at  www.samanthamatalonecook.com