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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

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto