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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

Popular Articles

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"