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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool