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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

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids