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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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

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Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

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Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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Classical Education

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

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Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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