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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

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool