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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success