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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate