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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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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