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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee