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A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

Date: 1942
Creator: Dalton, Mary Roberta Payne
Description: The dual purpose of this study is to survey the interests of boys and girls who are in the sixth grade and to suggest a program of school work based upon these interests. The writer presents the study with the hope that it will contribute to a better understanding of what children's interests are and the part they should play in planning the curriculum and complete school program.
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Evaluation of the Formal Versus the Informal Method of Teaching Arithmetic

Evaluation of the Formal Versus the Informal Method of Teaching Arithmetic

Date: 1942
Creator: Garrett, Atlee Margaret
Description: The problem in this investigation has a three-fold purpose: namely, (1) to determine the results of delaying formal arithmetic until the fourth grade; (2) to ascertain the results reflected in the reading abilities of children when the time ordinarily spent on drill and organized instruction in arithmetic is given to reading, the diverted time being spent in reading arithmetic stories, playing games, and in using other arithmetical processes in connection with school activities; (3) to compare the results of a behavior journal kept for each child in the experimental group and in the control group.
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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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An Evaluation and Analysis of Teachers' Codes of Ethics

An Evaluation and Analysis of Teachers' Codes of Ethics

Date: 1946
Creator: Enlow, Nannie Holland
Description: The problem of this thesis was to study the codes of thirteen other states and, in addition, the codes of Texas and the National Education Association, were selected because of the realization that a very small per cent of the teaching profession knows of the existence of such codes and a still smaller per cent knows anything at all of the content of the codes.
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Future Farmers and Non-Classified Students in Pottawatomie County High Schools

Future Farmers and Non-Classified Students in Pottawatomie County High Schools

Date: 1946
Creator: Johnson, W. Wallace
Description: This study has been made for the purpose of determining what relationships exist between 4-H Club membership and Future Farmers of America Club membership and the grades, extra-curricular activities, and the future education, which includes specifically college training and post-graduate work done in high schools.
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The Effects of Two Types of Teaching Reading Upon Reading Progress, Social Maturity Progress, and Arithmetic Reasoning and Computation

The Effects of Two Types of Teaching Reading Upon Reading Progress, Social Maturity Progress, and Arithmetic Reasoning and Computation

Date: 1942
Creator: Mathis, Floye
Description: The problem of this thesis is to evaluate the progress in general reading efficiency of a group of children taught by the socialized group plan, as compared to a group of children taught by the traditional reading plan and to determine whether the socialized group plan aids in the development of certain other general attributes, such as arithmetic reasoning, arithmetic computation, and social maturity growth.
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An Analysis of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth Grade Social Studies as Found in Five Courses of Study

An Analysis of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth Grade Social Studies as Found in Five Courses of Study

Date: 1946
Creator: Melear, Mary Katherine
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine courses of study for social studies in the fourth grade, and after analyzing the objectives, methods, and the materials of each, to decide whether they meet the criteria prescribed in educational literature.
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Developing a Reading Readiness Program in Douglas School, Tyler, Texas

Developing a Reading Readiness Program in Douglas School, Tyler, Texas

Date: 1946
Creator: Henley, Bertha Roser
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop a readiness program which will be an aid in eliminating many failures in reading and to help the children be happy while learning to read.
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