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How the Reading Difficulties Are Being Met in Some Fifth Grades of Tarrant County, Texas.

How the Reading Difficulties Are Being Met in Some Fifth Grades of Tarrant County, Texas.

Date: August 1939
Creator: Wilson, Dadie Butler.
Description: A study to determine the most common reading difficulties in the fifth grade in Tarrant County, Texas, to evaluate the ways they are being met, and to suggest solutions.
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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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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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The Physiological Effect of Colored Background on One's Ability to See Colors

The Physiological Effect of Colored Background on One's Ability to See Colors

Date: August 1939
Creator: Waldrip, Rankin Carroll
Description: This study is an attempt to understand if backgrounds with color impact physiology and the ability of a viewer to see color.
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Preferences Shown by One Hundred Children in Each of the First, Third, and Fifth Grades of the Gladewater, Texas, Elementary School in Illustrating Six Types of Nature Poems

Preferences Shown by One Hundred Children in Each of the First, Third, and Fifth Grades of the Gladewater, Texas, Elementary School in Illustrating Six Types of Nature Poems

Date: August 1939
Creator: Fawcett, Genevieve
Description: This thesis indicates the nature poetry preferences of fifth grade elementary school children. Data gathered helped determine the preferred aspect of nature and choices of girls compared to boys.
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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 Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

Date: August 1939
Creator: Boren, Clyde
Description: A study to determine whether there is any relationship between teacher training and college training, between turnover of teachers and departmental training, and between grade point average, honor society students, and turnover of teachers.
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The Religious Factor in Social Acceptance and Emotional Stability

The Religious Factor in Social Acceptance and Emotional Stability

Date: August 1939
Creator: Dailey, John T.
Description: This study examines the role that religion plays in the lives of high school children. A study conducted on Hondo, Texas high school children yielded data for the study.
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Securing Maximum Educational Advantages by the Use of Cooperative Criteria

Securing Maximum Educational Advantages by the Use of Cooperative Criteria

Date: August 1939
Creator: Ramsey, Cecil Bion
Description: This study is an examination of the Alvarado, Texas middle school. Advantages afforded by the school building, family income level, and cooperative standards helped indicate future success.
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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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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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A Study of the Ways in Which the Canadian County Oklahoma Farm Women's Home Demonstration Club Market Members Earned and Used Their Income 1931 - 1938

A Study of the Ways in Which the Canadian County Oklahoma Farm Women's Home Demonstration Club Market Members Earned and Used Their Income 1931 - 1938

Date: August 1939
Creator: Thompson, Harvey Anne
Description: This study examines the membership of the Canadian County Oklahoma Farm Women's Home Demonstration Club Market and its funding usage between the years 1931 and 1938.
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A Study to Determine Why Students Withdraw From High Schools in Freestone County.

A Study to Determine Why Students Withdraw From High Schools in Freestone County.

Date: August 1939
Creator: Welmaker, Henry Edward.
Description: A study to determine why students withdrew from high wchools in Freestone county.
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Survey of the Intramural Athletic Program of Brackenridge High School, San Antonio, Texas, to Determine the Status of this Program as Compared with Standards Set by Previous Studies

Survey of the Intramural Athletic Program of Brackenridge High School, San Antonio, Texas, to Determine the Status of this Program as Compared with Standards Set by Previous Studies

Date: August 1939
Creator: Forehand, George W.
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination of a recently added intramural sports program at Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, Texas. Value and benefits are explored while, also, describing the planning and implementation of the program.
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Test Materials for Fundamental Elements in Clerical and Secreterial Subject Matter

Test Materials for Fundamental Elements in Clerical and Secreterial Subject Matter

Date: August 1939
Creator: Evans, Louise
Description: This thesis presents an overview and analysis of tests conducted to measure the quality of clerical and secreterial skills obtained by commerce education students and concludes with suggestions for future testing.
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To Determine a Satisfactory Course of Study in Ornamental Iron for Senior High Schools in Terms of Pupils' Interest, Home Needs, Good Design, and by an Analysis of the Field

To Determine a Satisfactory Course of Study in Ornamental Iron for Senior High Schools in Terms of Pupils' Interest, Home Needs, Good Design, and by an Analysis of the Field

Date: August 1939
Creator: Coleman, Ralph Monroe
Description: This thesis is intended to address the need for ornamental iron classes at the senior high school level.
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To Determine the Varying Degrees of Growth in Worthy Civic Attitudes and in Scientific Thinking Attained by Students in the Secondary School

To Determine the Varying Degrees of Growth in Worthy Civic Attitudes and in Scientific Thinking Attained by Students in the Secondary School

Date: August 1939
Creator: Cagle, Claudia
Description: This thesis determines the growth of scientific thinking and civic attitudes attained by students in the Grandfalls Royalty High School in West Texas.
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To Determine Whether or Not the Tarrant County Free Library is Taking Care of the Recreational Reading Interests of the Elementary Pupils in Fourteen Schools of Tarrant County, Texas

To Determine Whether or Not the Tarrant County Free Library is Taking Care of the Recreational Reading Interests of the Elementary Pupils in Fourteen Schools of Tarrant County, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Russ, Catherine
Description: A study to determine whether the Tarrant County Free Library is meeting the recreational readying needs of elementary school students.
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Undesirable Speaking Habits and Speech Defects of Elementary Grade Pupils in the Albany, Texas Public School

Undesirable Speaking Habits and Speech Defects of Elementary Grade Pupils in the Albany, Texas Public School

Date: August 1939
Creator: Pittman, Jerry Alice
Description: An analysis of undesirable speaking habits and speech defects of elementary pupils in Albany, Texas. Remedial speech training is recommended.
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An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

Date: August 1940
Creator: Harrell, Ruth
Description: This study compares and and provides an evaluation of language arts progress made by elementary school children using two different methods of instruction. One traditional method stressed grammar and the other experimentally focused on mechanics.
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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 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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The Cost of Securing a Master's Degree from a Texas State Teachers College and the Economic and Profesional Value of the Degree

The Cost of Securing a Master's Degree from a Texas State Teachers College and the Economic and Profesional Value of the Degree

Date: August 1940
Creator: Dunn, John Z.
Description: The intent of this thesis is to indicate the economic cost and professional value that result from earning a graduate teaching degree. Data gathered to formulate study conclusions came from questionnaires distributed to master's recipients from five Texas teachers colleges.
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