Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
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

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1