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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

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic