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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!

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic