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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

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool