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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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

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

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

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