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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

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