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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 Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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Getting Organized Part 3

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AP Courses At Home

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Narration Beats Tests

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Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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