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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way