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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

Shakespeare Camp

AP Courses At Home

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Myth of the Teenager

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

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I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Combining Work and Homeschool

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