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Cheryl Costello

Cheryl Costello


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Cheryl Costello has a BA in music with an emphasis in flute and voice education and is a former vocalist with the Denver Opera Company. She teaches Kindermusik and a homeschool music class occasionally. Both she and her husband Michael of 11 years are musicians and homeschool their children ages 8, 8, and 2.


Homeschooling Articles by Cheryl Costello

Home is Where the Music Is Want music in your homeschool? Here's why family music is great!

Time4Learning Spanish For You University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto