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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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic