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A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County

A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County

Date: August 1936
Creator: Ownbey, Ethel B.
Description: This study aimed to secure and evaluate the current practices in teaching of geography within the rural school system of Colon County, Texas. The objectives of the study were also to learn from the County rural supervisors of the state the procedures they are using together with their recommendations for the present needs in geography teaching.
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Speech Correction in Secondary Education

Speech Correction in Secondary Education

Date: August 1936
Creator: Higginbotham, Christine. F.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the speech defects found in the high Schools of Denton County and the corrective measures best adapted to the treatment of such handicaps Based on the data analysis, conclusions and recommendations have been made specific to the country as well as for all high school systems.
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Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading

Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading

Date: August 1936
Creator: Henderson, Kathleen Tobin
Description: The purpose of this study was to ascertain the need of scientific speech training in the elementary grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County. The analysis of data reveals a dire need for speech correction and other phases of speech training.
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A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More

A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More

Date: August 1936
Creator: McCallum, William J.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the principals in Texas secondary school having an enrollment of 250 or more. The data were gathered from 147 principals in Texas high schools having an enrollment of 250 or more and the study made recommendations that are needed as found by comparison with the standards set up by eminent authorities.
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To Determine the Effect the Transfers Have Upon the Schools in Tarrant County

To Determine the Effect the Transfers Have Upon the Schools in Tarrant County

Date: August 1938
Creator: House, J. T.
Description: This study attempted to determine what effect the transfers have upon the receiving and the sending schools of Tarrant County as to finances, athletics, enrollment, pupils, and teachers.
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To Determine Whether or not the Libraries in the Small Affiliated High-Schools of Navarro County are Taking Care of Students' Reading Interests

To Determine Whether or not the Libraries in the Small Affiliated High-Schools of Navarro County are Taking Care of Students' Reading Interests

Date: August 1938
Creator: Everheart, Mary Eleanor
Description: This study attempted to determine the extent to which libraries in the small affiliated high schools of Navarro County, Texas, are taking care of students' reading interests. This study is made with the purpose of adding teachers and librarians in the selection of reading materials for recreational and class use.
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An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils

An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils

Date: August 1938
Creator: Everett, Mildred
Description: This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation.
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Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys

Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys

Date: August 1938
Creator: Cross, Francis Clephane
Description: This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation.
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A Comparison of the Eleven Grade School System of Texarkana, Texas and the Twelve Grade School System of Texarkana, Arkansas

A Comparison of the Eleven Grade School System of Texarkana, Texas and the Twelve Grade School System of Texarkana, Arkansas

Date: August 1937
Creator: Lamb, Hugh Lawrence
Description: The purpose of this study is: 1) To point out some similarities and differences of the two school systems in the twin cities. 2)To determine the comparative readiness of the students finalizing the seventh grade in Texas and those finishing eighth grade in Arkansas to pursue high school work. 3) To make a comparative study of the progress made during the Freshman year in high school by these same students. 4) To determine the difference in achievement of students in the two school systems by making a study of the graduating seniors of the session 1936-1937.
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Factors Related to Academic Achievement in a Sunshine Room

Factors Related to Academic Achievement in a Sunshine Room

Date: August 1937
Creator: Nickles, Dorothy Deane
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the relationships between various factors and the academic achievement of the children in the sunshine Room established at Diamond Hill, Fort Worth, Texas. The factors under consideration are health improvements, behavior ratings obtained from the use of a rating scale and intelligence quotients.
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To Develop an Evaluating Technique which will have a Definite Relationship to the Declared Principles and Practices of the Speech Curriculum

To Develop an Evaluating Technique which will have a Definite Relationship to the Declared Principles and Practices of the Speech Curriculum

Date: August 1937
Creator: Anglin, Helen
Description: This purpose of this study is to develop a technique which will serve to evaluate the practices in public speaking in the light of the declared principles.
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Some Factors Associated with Teacher Placement in Texas.

Some Factors Associated with Teacher Placement in Texas.

Date: August 1937
Creator: Ramsey, Lewis Slaton
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of some factors associated with teacher selection in Texas.
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Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Morgan, John H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine student aid in Texas from the standpoint of history, types, sources, and adminstration in order to see whether the movement possibly represents any significant trend or tendencies in the privileges of secondary education in Texas.
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The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas

The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Hackler, Vivien
Description: In this study, the writer has attempted to judge the effects of different types of report cards upon the accuracy of the teachers' grades of South Park Elementary School. The data used in this study, is located in Beaumont, Texas.
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The Significance of the School Board in a Public School Relations Program

The Significance of the School Board in a Public School Relations Program

Date: August 1936
Creator: Langston, Charles L.
Description: This study aimed to discover the possibilities of using the board as an agent because of the position of the board numbers in relation to the school and the community. The study provided summary of findings.
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Determining Student Reaction To A Modified Activity Program In The Detroit Texas School

Determining Student Reaction To A Modified Activity Program In The Detroit Texas School

Date: August 1936
Creator: Robinson, Hoyt Ellsworth
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine some reaction of students from grades five through eleven of the Detroit, Texas Public School to a modified activity program. The sources of the data were educational literature, a questionaire that was adminstered to the group,and results secured from the use of the New Stanford Achievement Test.
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The Effect of the Specific Teaching of Mathematical Concepts in Second Year Algebra

The Effect of the Specific Teaching of Mathematical Concepts in Second Year Algebra

Date: August 1936
Creator: Gross, John Milton
Description: The purpose of this study was to correlate the Vegetation of the Woodbine Sands with the edaphic factors. In the laboratory an analysis of the edephic factors was made of the twenty-two soil types collected from the three formations. The results of these and other analysis are shown in tables and graphs. The results indicate that the vegetational cover of an area that is uniform in its origin and in its resident soil factors is determined by the edaphic factors present.
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Practical Arts Course Content as Indicated by the Needs and Interests of Denton Junior High School Sixth Grade Boys

Practical Arts Course Content as Indicated by the Needs and Interests of Denton Junior High School Sixth Grade Boys

Date: August 1936
Creator: Wells, J. Haskin
Description: This study aimed to determine the proper content of a course of study in practical Arts as indicated by the needs and interests of sixth grade boys.
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The Status of the Rural School Child in the City High School

The Status of the Rural School Child in the City High School

Date: August 1937
Creator: Kunkel, Robert F.
Description: The purpose of this study is to see whether the shifting of great numbers of agricultural folk to the city high school really creates a serious problem for the adminstrators and teachers of the city high schools. The records of the 477 rural transfers of the tenth and eleventh grades of these six high schools were investigated.
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Evidences of the Need of Speech Training for School Administrators

Evidences of the Need of Speech Training for School Administrators

Date: August 1937
Creator: Hotaling, Eugene
Description: This thesis tabulated five hundred and twenty correct criteria checking points. Based on the analysis of rating scale, the data show that the fourty adminstrators (subjects) made an average of 3724 speches a year (about 93 per school adminstrator), and the findings presented some evidences of the need of speech training for school administrators.
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The Extent to Which the Parent-Teacher Association is Achieving its Objectives in the Thirteenth District of the Congress of Parents and Teachers in Texas

The Extent to Which the Parent-Teacher Association is Achieving its Objectives in the Thirteenth District of the Congress of Parents and Teachers in Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: McAlister, Grover E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the relations of the different channels of the (parent-teacher) association, the functions of the association, and the work that the thirteenth district of Texas is doing through its different channels.
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A Report and Evaluation of Initial Steps in Curriculum Planning

A Report and Evaluation of Initial Steps in Curriculum Planning

Date: August 1938
Creator: McCanne, Hazel
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the initial steps in curriculum planning in Jefferson School. In light of the charactersitics for the modern school (given in the document), the study provided suggestions and recommendations for further steps.
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To determine the effectiveness of the Administrative Plan of the George Washington Junior High School of Tampa Florida from September 1928 to June 1937.

To determine the effectiveness of the Administrative Plan of the George Washington Junior High School of Tampa Florida from September 1928 to June 1937.

Date: August 1938
Creator: Peters, C. Phil
Description: This study attempts to provide an effective administrative plan and contribute to other teachers in the field of junior high school education. In this study, the administrative plan is divided into two mail parts: first, the administrative plan and the teacher; and second, the administrative plan and pupil. All conclusions are summarised in the final chapter.
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How the Child's Social Needs are Being Met in some First Grades of North Texas

How the Child's Social Needs are Being Met in some First Grades of North Texas

Date: August 1936
Creator: Gardner, Mary Frances
Description: This study undertook to present and evaluate the ways in which the social needs of the first-grade child are being met by teachers in North Texas. Based on the data presented in the study, eleven definite conclusions have been drawn.
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