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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

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

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I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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