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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

Popular Articles

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

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

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests