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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

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Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

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Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

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

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps