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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

Popular Articles

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning