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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

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style