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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto