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.
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