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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

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors