Kathy Ceceri

Kathy Ceceri
Kathy Ceceri

  • Homeschooling advocate, journalist, educator, and author with over 20 years experience writing guides for educating children at home
  • Founding editor of the Wired blog GeekMom and a top contributor to GeekDad.com
  • Worked on both the "Geek Dad" and "Geek Mom" books
  • Runs at-home homeschooling blogs which have been featured in The New York Times and Chemical and Engineering News


Kathy Ceceri is a former writer for ThoughtCo who specialized in homeschooling and hands-on educational activities for children over the course of two years. Ceceri is also the author of numerous books of learning activities for kids and families. She was also the "Hands-On Learning" columnist for Home Education Magazine and has written parenting and educational articles for Make, FamilyFun and Wired magazines.

Ceceri homeschooled her two sons from kindergarten until college—and learned a lot in the process. As an educator, her goal has always been to keep things interesting for her students—and herself. She continues to do that through her articles, her hands-on activity books on topics like robotics and geography, and her classes and workshops for children and adults throughout the Northeastern United States.

As a founding editor of the Wired.com blog GeekMom and a top contributor to GeekDad.com, she contributed to the bestselling "Geek Dad" series of books and co-authored "Geek Mom." Her "at-home science" homeschooling blogs have been featured in The New York Times and Chemical and Engineering News.

In addition to her writing in print and online, Ceceri leads STEAM programs at schools, libraries, museums, and Maker Faires around the country, and presents workshops on homeschooling and hands-on learning to parents and classroom teachers. She is also a frequent guest on the Parenting Roundabout podcast.


Ceceri holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from McGill University in Montreal and studied Illustration at Parsons School of Design.

Awards and Publications

Kathy Ceceri

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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