Kathy Ceceri

Kathy Ceceri

Education Expert

Education

B.A. in English Literature, McGill University

Introduction

  • Homeschooling advocate, writer, 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

Experience

Kathy Ceceri is a writer specializing 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 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).

Education

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:

  • The Silk Road: Explore the World's Most Famous Trade Route with 20 Projects (Nomad Press, 2011)
  • 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)
  • Musical Inventions: DIY Instruments to Toot, Tap, Crank, Strum, Pluck, and Switch On (Maker Media, 1st edition, 2017)

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