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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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors