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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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry