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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

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1