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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning