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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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