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Dr. Jim Kramer

Dr. Jim Kramer


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Dr. Jim Kramer earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University. A partner in the Fullerton Veterinary Hospital in Fullerton, NE, since 1982 and a partner in the Columbus Animal Hospital since April 1, 1996, Dr. Kramer is currently the President of the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association and a member of the Society of Veterinary Orthopedic Surgeons. A talented speaker, he is also a member of The American Society for Therapeutic Humor and The National Speaker's Association. He is also the author of A Gift From Rex, a book about how children can learn important life lessons through caring for pets. His website is www.drjimkramer.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Dr. Jim Kramer

Life Lessons From Pets Heard of "teachable moments"? Veterinarian and author Jim Kramer explains how even the loss of a beloved pet can lead to valuable life lessons.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child