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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

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers