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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way