Kathy Ceceri

Kathy Ceceri
Kathy Ceceri

Education Expert


B.A., English Literature, McGill University


  • Homeschooling advocate, journalist, educator, and author
  • More than 20 years' experience writing guides for homeschooling children
  • Founding editor of the Wired blog GeekMom and contributes to homeschooling blogs
  • A top contributor to GeekDad.com
  • Contributes to Geek Dad and Geek Mom series of books


Kathy Ceceri is a former writer for ThoughtCo who specialized in homeschooling and hands-on educational activities for children. Kathy homeschooled her two sons from kindergarten until college and enjoyed sharing what she learned along the way. As an educator, her goal has always been to keep things interesting. Kathy offers classes and workshops for children and adults leading STEAM programs at schools, libraries, museums, and other locations. Kathy is a frequent guest on the Parenting Roundabout podcast.

Kathy wrote the Hands-on Learning column for Home Education Magazine. She is a founding editor of Wired.com's blog GeekMom.com and a top contributor to GeekDad.com. She also contributed to the bestselling Avery book series, Geek Dad and Geek Mom.

Kathy wrote numerous books on learning activities for kids and families. These include World Myths and Legends: 25 Projects You Can Build Yourself (Nomad Press, 2010), Make: Paper Inventions: Machines that Move, Drawings that Light Up, and Wearables and Structures You Can Cut, Fold, and Roll (Maker Media, 1st edition, 2015), and Musical Inventions: DIY Instruments to Toot, Tap, Crank, Strum, Pluck, and Switch On (Maker Media, 1st edition, 2017).


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

Awards and Publications

A Message from 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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