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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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

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The Gift of a Mentor

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Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

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A Reason for Reading

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