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An Evaluation of the Big Spring, Texas, Elementary Schools

An Evaluation of the Big Spring, Texas, Elementary Schools

Date: 1949
Creator: Burnam, Ruth Arnold
Description: The problem of study is a critical evaluation of the Big Spring, Texas, Elementary Schools using The Handbook for Self-appraisal and Improvement of Elementary Schools published in September, 1945, under the direction of Edgar Ellen Wilson, Director of Elementary Education in Texas. The parts in this evaluation under consideration are the children, the teacher, and the program of school life, eliminating the other headings under which a school may be placed.
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An Evaluation of the Home Room Versus Departmental Method of Teaching Second Grade

An Evaluation of the Home Room Versus Departmental Method of Teaching Second Grade

Date: 1949
Creator: Lindsey, Charles A.
Description: The problem under consideration is to determine the difference between home-room and departmental methods of teaching second grades, as measured by educational achievement. The study attempts to answer the question, Which one of the foregoing mentioned methods will produce the greatest gain in achievement when applied at second-grade level?
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An Evaluation of the School Program of the White Settlement Junior High School, Tarrant County, Texas

An Evaluation of the School Program of the White Settlement Junior High School, Tarrant County, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Jolly, Louise
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to formulate criteria for evaluating the activities of a junior high school, and (2) to determine the extent to which the program of the White Settlement Junior High School, Tarrant County, Texas, meets these criteria. In so doing, attention is given to many phases of the school and its program.
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An Experimental Study on the Reading of Comics

An Experimental Study on the Reading of Comics

Date: 1949
Creator: Pinckley, Marie
Description: It is the purpose of this study to (1) determine the history and status of the comic book; (2) to find out how many and what kinds of comic books two groups of fourth graders of the Perryton school are reading; (3) to set up a well-planned reading program in one of these groups; (4) to compare the amount and kinds of comic books read by the two groups at the end of the experimental period.
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Grouping First Graders in Gainesville Schools

Grouping First Graders in Gainesville Schools

Date: 1949
Creator: Doty, Lillian
Description: The purpose of this study is an attempt to define the needs in the primary grades in Gainesville, to find the most successful criteria used for grouping children upon their entrance into the first grade, and to find the best plan for primary grades in Gainesville schools.
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The Relationship of Specific Background Factors upon English Usage

The Relationship of Specific Background Factors upon English Usage

Date: 1949
Creator: Hamilton, Harlan E.
Description: The problem of the present study is to investigate specific background areas of pupils who show average use of English, and of pupils who are recognized as having below-average use of English. The study will attempt to bring out certain tendencies, by the use of standardized tests, which the two groups investigated possess in varying degrees. The aim of the study will be to bring out and evaluate the differentiating background factors as revealed by the results obtained on the standardized tests used in the investigation.
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The Significance of Classroom Environmental Control in the Azle Elementary School

The Significance of Classroom Environmental Control in the Azle Elementary School

Date: 1949
Creator: Wood, Roy
Description: The objective of this investigation was to make two surveys relating to environmental control in the Azle Elementary School, Azle, Texas. The first survey was designed to furnish a list of favorable and unfavorable factors in classroom environment as they existed in the Azle Elementary School at the close of the school session of 1946-1947, and the second survey , conducted in the same school approximately a year later, was for the purpose of ascertaining what improvements had been made in the interim in order to increase the educative values in the classroom environment of this school.
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A Sound Visual Education Program for a Small High School

A Sound Visual Education Program for a Small High School

Date: 1949
Creator: Davis, Dale Bryant
Description: The problem of this investigation has but one objective. The writer will attempt to determine a sound visual education program for a small high school.
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A Study of Factors Influencing High School Seniors in their Decisions to Seek Further Educational or Vocational Training Following their Graduation from High School

A Study of Factors Influencing High School Seniors in their Decisions to Seek Further Educational or Vocational Training Following their Graduation from High School

Date: 1949
Creator: Rutherford, Raymond Riley
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation relating to certain factors and influences that have some bearing upon decisions made by graduating seniors in high schools to attend college or vocational school before entering a vocation or professional career.
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A Study of Relationships Between Sociometric Scores and Personality Self-Ratings

A Study of Relationships Between Sociometric Scores and Personality Self-Ratings

Date: 1949
Creator: Christy, William J.
Description: There is at present no way to tell what the correlations between personality self-rating scores and sociometric scores. One might suppose, as a rule of thumb, that such a correlation would be higher than .50 in most groups. This relationship, between sociometric scores and scores on personality self-rating scales, is the subject under investigation in the present study.
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