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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

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

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Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?