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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

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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AP Courses At Home

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

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Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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The Gift of a Mentor

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