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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

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way