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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style