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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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A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

Date: August 1936
Creator: Atkins, Elmer L.
Description: This study is a comparative study of the transportation set-ups in the schools of District 5, Texas and attempted to determine the relationships various factors to pupil transportation cost. In light of the findings of the study, the writer made recommendations that would serve District 5 (i.e. Cooke, Grayson, Wise, Denton, and Collin counties).
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How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest

How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest

Date: August 1937
Creator: Young, Alma
Description: This study attempted to detremine some of the outstanding problems arising in the teaching of reading to first-grade Spanish-American children, and to discover and evaluate methods and materials used by administrators and first-grade teachers in attempting to solve these problems.
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An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement

An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement

Date: August 1937
Creator: Rucker, John Allman
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if any effect upon pupil achievement is shown by four factors: classification of teachers in terms of semester hours, small and large schools, single and married women teachers, men and women teachers.
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The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics

The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics

Date: August 1938
Creator: Burks, J. L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether the size of class in eighth grade general mathematics affects the achievemnt of pupils in the class.
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The Relation of Some Factors to Certain Difficulties Recognized by Teachers in Their Teaching

The Relation of Some Factors to Certain Difficulties Recognized by Teachers in Their Teaching

Date: August 1938
Creator: Worthington, Lawrence G.
Description: This study has been made for three purposes: 1) to find out what difficulties experienced and inexperienced teachers recognize in their teaching; 2)to find out what factors have influenced these difficulties; and 3)to find out, if possible, which difficulties could be eliminated with further pre-service training.
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The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School

The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School

Date: August 1938
Creator: Capps, Maud
Description: This study attempted to ansewer, among other issue, the following questions: Did out of the home employement of the mother have any effect upon the child? If it had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions?
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The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County

The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County

Date: August 1938
Creator: Ballew, Harvey Conway
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the thirteen accredited high schools in Hill County to determine some of the factors associated with high school transfers in Hill County, and their results.
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The Effect of the Socio-Economic Status of Sixth-Grade Pupils on Arithmetic Attainment

The Effect of the Socio-Economic Status of Sixth-Grade Pupils on Arithmetic Attainment

Date: August 1938
Creator: Webb, Mary Carlisle
Description: The purposeof this study is to determine the effect of the socio-economic status of the homes of sixth-grade pupils on their arithmatic attainment. It also aims to point out the effect of social and economic factors of home environment on each of the four arithmatical abilities through a critical analysis and interpretation of the data.
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A Comparative Study of the Annual Instructional Pupil-Subject Cost in Five Class A High Schoolswith the Standard Cost Over the State, Together with an Attempt to Determine the Factors that Affect Pupil-Subject Cost

A Comparative Study of the Annual Instructional Pupil-Subject Cost in Five Class A High Schoolswith the Standard Cost Over the State, Together with an Attempt to Determine the Factors that Affect Pupil-Subject Cost

Date: August 1938
Creator: Wallace, Morris Sheppard
Description: The subject of this study is the comparison of the annual instructional pupil-subject cost in five class a high schools and a determination of the factors in each schools which affects its instructional cost, and finally, an attempt to set up criterion for determining the annual pupil-subject instructional cost in a high school in a city of from 5,000 to 25,000 population.
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Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Date: August 1938
Creator: Jones, Carrol Madison
Description: This study focused on determining whether the adminstration of the common schools of District Four in Texas can be made to function more effectively without changing the external structure of the administrative organization and to determine whether the administrative duties are being performed in a fairly uniform manner.
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To Determine to What Extent Extra-Curricular Activities and Regular School Activities Participated in by the Class A High Schools in Van Zandt County Texas in 1937-1938 Proposed to Contribute to the Consummation of the Ten Social-Economic Goals

To Determine to What Extent Extra-Curricular Activities and Regular School Activities Participated in by the Class A High Schools in Van Zandt County Texas in 1937-1938 Proposed to Contribute to the Consummation of the Ten Social-Economic Goals

Date: August 1938
Creator: Parks, Lucile
Description: This study was made with the hope that the findings may encourage the administration and teachers in Van Zandt county Texas to analyze the Ten Social-Economic Goals set up by a committee on the National Education Association.
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An Evaluation of Junior High School Libraries of Texas

An Evaluation of Junior High School Libraries of Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Johnson, Myrtle Crawford
Description: The objective of this study are: -to list and describe activities and methods used in the junior high school libraries of Texas, -to present data regarding the administration, staff, and facilites of the libraries in junior high schools of Texas, -to determine to what extent the junir high school libraries of Texas are exceeding or falling short of meeting the standards for secondary school libraries as set forth by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and finally, -to propose certain improvements or change to be made to conform to the Standards of the Southern Association.
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Evaluation of Vocational Guidance Practices and Techniques in Secondary Schools as Practiced by Graduates of North Texas State Teachers College

Evaluation of Vocational Guidance Practices and Techniques in Secondary Schools as Practiced by Graduates of North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1938
Creator: Robinson, George Ezekiel
Description: The purpose of this study was to compare practices in the secondary schools in which graduates of North Texas State Teachers College are employed with standards and techiques concerning vocational guidance which have been set up by writers in the field.
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The Development of Nature Study in the Primary Grades Through an Analysis of Available Printed Material

The Development of Nature Study in the Primary Grades Through an Analysis of Available Printed Material

Date: August 1939
Creator: Coldwell, Lillian
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination of the biological and physical science information content included in late nineteenth and early twentieth century elementary school readers and textbooks.
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Evaluation of Materials now Available for Teaching Spanish-Speaking Children to Speak and Read English

Evaluation of Materials now Available for Teaching Spanish-Speaking Children to Speak and Read English

Date: 1947
Creator: Read, Jennie Mae
Description: The purpose of this study is to discover and evaluate materials available to teachers attempting to solve the problems of teaching Spanish-speaking children to read English, and to make some suggestions as to the effective ways of selecting materials to be used in a locality where Spanish-speaking children attend the public schools.
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A Comparison of Changes in the Offerings of Secondary Schools in Texas and Louisiana since 1920

A Comparison of Changes in the Offerings of Secondary Schools in Texas and Louisiana since 1920

Date: 1947
Creator: Phillips, Orville L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparison of the curriculum changes made in the secondary schools of Texas and Louisiana since 1920, and to determine if these changes conform to changes in accepted educational aims.
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The Decline of the Philosophy of Laissez-Faire

The Decline of the Philosophy of Laissez-Faire

Date: 1946
Creator: Grady, Margaret
Description: The purpose of this study is not to offer any new political measures for consideration or to suggest any radical departures from the present plans of our government. Nor does it propose to advocate any new ideology, but to study trends in economic policies, and to suggest a philosophic approach to the appraisal of these trends.
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