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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

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way