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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

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education