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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

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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A Reason for Reading

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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