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A Study of the Needs of Second Grade Children and an Evaluation of the Methods Used in Meeting These Needs in One Second Grade Room of the Horace Mann School, Amarillo, Texas

A Study of the Needs of Second Grade Children and an Evaluation of the Methods Used in Meeting These Needs in One Second Grade Room of the Horace Mann School, Amarillo, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Johnston, Joe
Description: This thesis examines the personality, social, and physical needs of children attending the second grade at Horace Mann School in Amarillo, Texas.
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A Study of the Ratio of Achievement of Factual Material to the Ability to Learn of Intermediate Children when Taught the Seperate Subjects as Compared with Those Taught in Correlated Core Area Fields

A Study of the Ratio of Achievement of Factual Material to the Ability to Learn of Intermediate Children when Taught the Seperate Subjects as Compared with Those Taught in Correlated Core Area Fields

Date: August 1939
Creator: Jones, W. Prentiss
Description: This study used achievement and the ability to learn to measure the success of two teaching methods. One method focused on factual information alone and the other related material to specific subjects. of the ratio of achievement of factual material to the ability to learn of intermediate children when taught the separate subjects as compared with those taught in correlated core area fields.
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The Influence of High - School Home Economics and Science Courses Upon the Grades Earned by Home Economics Majors in College

The Influence of High - School Home Economics and Science Courses Upon the Grades Earned by Home Economics Majors in College

Date: August 1939
Creator: Jordan, Gladys Green
Description: This study compared two groups of college home economics and science students in order to establish whether or not previous experience influences ability. One group received high school education in the two areas and the other did not.
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A Personnel Study of Members of Football Teams of the North Texas State Teachers College from 1930-31 through 1938

A Personnel Study of Members of Football Teams of the North Texas State Teachers College from 1930-31 through 1938

Date: August 1940
Creator: Killian, L. W.
Description: This study presents indicates the education, sport, and extra-curricular activities that football players participated in from 1930 to 1938.
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What Student Accounting is Necessary Under the Present School Organization in Texas

What Student Accounting is Necessary Under the Present School Organization in Texas

Date: May 1939
Creator: King, Lawrence C.
Description: This study addresses student accountablity and the need for a change of focus from groups of children to the individual child. Accountability data gathered for the study came from the Texas State Department of Education.
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Emotional Tendencies of Children as Expressed in their Verse

Emotional Tendencies of Children as Expressed in their Verse

Date: August 1939
Creator: Kisinger, Katherine
Description: This study analyzes the verse created for and about children so that it can be determined how emotions are addressed. American and English poetry from between the years 1600 and 1800 served as the study focus.
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A Comparison of the Group and the Individual Techniques of Teaching Algebra

A Comparison of the Group and the Individual Techniques of Teaching Algebra

Date: August 1940
Creator: Knox, Beulah
Description: This thesis presents findings made during an examination and comparison of the individualized unit and traditional group methods used to teach ninth grade algebra in Hillsboro, Texas.
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An Evaluation of Zavala Elementary School, Austin, Texas

An Evaluation of Zavala Elementary School, Austin, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Lamb, W. Edwin
Description: This study is an evaluatioon of Zavala Elementary School in Austin, Texas in order to determine administration strengths and weaknesses.
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An Evaluation of the Equality of Educational Opportunity

An Evaluation of the Equality of Educational Opportunity

Date: August 1939
Creator: Larsen, Ross Harold
Description: This thesis examines the equality of physical education, health, and recreation for middle school boys in Amarillo, Texas. Data gathered at three schools in the city informed the author's conclusions.
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A Critical Analysis of Spelling Achievement in the Ft. Worth, Texas, Elementary Schools

A Critical Analysis of Spelling Achievement in the Ft. Worth, Texas, Elementary Schools

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lattimore, Mary E.
Description: This study presents an efficacy evaluation of language arts instruction in the Fort Worth, Texas elementary schools.
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Factors Associated with the Out - of - School employment of Junior High - School Pupils

Factors Associated with the Out - of - School employment of Junior High - School Pupils

Date: August 1939
Creator: Lindsey, Wesley Byron
Description: This study examines the effect of employment on the school life, progress, citizenship, and character of middle school children. Data for the study came from an examination of students attending middle school in Odessa, Texas.
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An Analysis of the Problem of the Insecurity of Children

An Analysis of the Problem of the Insecurity of Children

Date: June 1939
Creator: Little, Edith
Description: This study is an attempt to find causes and indications of insecurity in elementary school children. Possible solutions and ways to increase security are also explored.
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An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lovelace, William True
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties.
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A Psychological Character Study of Abnormal Escapists as Depicted by Certain Authors

A Psychological Character Study of Abnormal Escapists as Depicted by Certain Authors

Date: June 1939
Creator: Loy, Mable
Description: This thesis compares and contrats the abnormal escapism of characters created by Eugene O'Neill, Henrich Ibsen, and Thomas Hardy.
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The Progressive Acceptance of Dewey's Philosophy in Curriculum Development

The Progressive Acceptance of Dewey's Philosophy in Curriculum Development

Date: August 1939
Creator: Malone, Eleanor Cofield
Description: This thesis addresses a recent development of elementary school children. Curriculum shifted from societal need toward the particular interests and needs of children is supported by the author.
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The Origin, Growth, and Development of Physical and Health Education for Girls in the Public Schools of El Paso, Texas

The Origin, Growth, and Development of Physical and Health Education for Girls in the Public Schools of El Paso, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Markgraff, Beatrice
Description: This study presents the origin, growth, and development of the health and physical education progressive movement aimed at public high school girls in El Paso, Texas.
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An Evaluation of the Hebron School, Hebron, Texas

An Evaluation of the Hebron School, Hebron, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Masters, Walter F.
Description: This thesis presents the results of an examination of the Hebron, Texas public schools. Specific criteria, such as home life and socioeconomic background, were used to consider the abilities and needs of students. The resulting information made it possible to determine the ability of schools to impact the lives of students.
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An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

Date: May 1939
Creator: Mathis, A. D.
Description: This thesis is an examination of the techniques used to evaluate the effectiveness of activities planned by elementary school teachers. The reasoning, functions, and adequacy of evaluation are among the covered topics.
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Discovering the Extent to which Feelings of Insecurity can be Eliminated in Children of the Third Grade

Discovering the Extent to which Feelings of Insecurity can be Eliminated in Children of the Third Grade

Date: August 1940
Creator: Maxey, Rachael M.
Description: This thesis presents student case studies from a third grade class at an Albany, Texas elementary school. Students with insecurity issues are described and remedial treatments are suggested.
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To Determine and Evaluate Practices that are Used in Class Room Activity Involving the Correction or Orevention of Discipline Problems

To Determine and Evaluate Practices that are Used in Class Room Activity Involving the Correction or Orevention of Discipline Problems

Date: August 1940
Creator: McCain, Jerry Clay
Description: This thesis presents findings of a study conducted to determine the levels of cooperation that are manifested when disciplinary issues arise in the classroom.
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A Personnel Study of all the Duties, Curricular, Extra-Curricular, and Social, that are Performed by the Commercial Teachers in Texas

A Personnel Study of all the Duties, Curricular, Extra-Curricular, and Social, that are Performed by the Commercial Teachers in Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: McFarland, Blanche Bagley
Description: This study reports the duties and activities of surveyed public school business education teachers and offers some training alternatives.
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Factors Associated with Leadership Ability of the Elementary School Child

Factors Associated with Leadership Ability of the Elementary School Child

Date: August 1940
Creator: McGahan, Floyd E.
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination conducted on the leadership abilities of elementary school children and whether or not an improvement can be made through teaching.
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To Develop and to Evaluate a Mathematics Curriculum for the Mentally Retarded on the Junior High School Level

To Develop and to Evaluate a Mathematics Curriculum for the Mentally Retarded on the Junior High School Level

Date: August 1940
Creator: Miller, Zola Catheryn
Description: This thesis presents the results of a study conducted to determine the math capabilities of mentally challenged students attending Reagan Junior High School in Wichita Falls, Texas. Survey results are used to determine needed curriculum changes.
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Some Economical and Practical Procedures of Insuring Public School Properties in the Common School Districts of Supervisory Area Number Five of Texas

Some Economical and Practical Procedures of Insuring Public School Properties in the Common School Districts of Supervisory Area Number Five of Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Moore, J. D.
Description: A study to consider loss ratio on insurance policies carried by school districts in Texas. The purpose is to identify better methods for school insurance. An attempt to compare the cost of administering insurance in Texas and South Carolina.
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