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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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading