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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

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor