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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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

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

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

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The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry