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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

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Whole-Language Boondoggle