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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

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Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

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