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 Decade: 1940-1949
An Evaluation of the Tolar Elementary School, Tolar, Texas

An Evaluation of the Tolar Elementary School, Tolar, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Jones, Louis B.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong points of the Tolar Elementary School, and to offer suggestions for improvement where needed.
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The Probable Effect of the 1936 and the 1940 Ruling of the State Board of Education of the State of New Mexico on the High School Principal

The Probable Effect of the 1936 and the 1940 Ruling of the State Board of Education of the State of New Mexico on the High School Principal

Date: 1940
Creator: Walker, K. B.
Description: The purposes of this study, dealing primarily with the principals of the four-year high school who are affected by the administrative requirements, are to determine (1) the probable effect of the higher standards upon the principals as judged by their responses in meeting the requirements of the 1936 ruling, (2) whether the State, the principal, or both are paying for the improvement of the administration in the public schools resulting from the 1936 ruling, (3) attitudes that resulted from the conditions arising from the demands of the standards of the 1936 ruling, and (4) the probable result of the 1940 ruling.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress

An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress

Date: 1940
Creator: Tribble, Percy G.
Description: This thesis is an analysis of certain factors associated with school progress of students of the graduating class of the Hillsboro Junior High School for 1940. The study is limited to considering the effect of age, attendance, environment, and economic status on progress during four years that these students attended junior high school.
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Developing and Evaluating a Community Social Science Program for the Seventh Grade

Developing and Evaluating a Community Social Science Program for the Seventh Grade

Date: 1940
Creator: Thomas, Lewis C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop and to evaluate a community social science program for the seventh grade. The control group was taught in the traditional method, while the experimental group was taught with the community as the basis of all activities.
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Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas

Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Webb, Escoe Lamar
Description: The purpose of this study is to present an analysis of University Interscholastic League activities in the light of modern objectives and principles and to evaluate the reaction of the elementary school teachers and principals to the League activities as they affect children, teachers, and the community. It will attempt to point out and analyze the objectives and principles for elementary school activities. It is hoped that it will cause elementary school teachers and principals of the state to cooperate in solving the problem of Interscholastic League activities in the elementary schools of Texas.
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A Study of some Aspects of Homogeneous Grouping and their Implications for Democracy

A Study of some Aspects of Homogeneous Grouping and their Implications for Democracy

Date: 1940
Creator: Swenson, Andrew B.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to determine the implications of certain aspects of homogeneous grouping in the school and their relationship to the American conception of democracy.
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A Survey of the Children's Magazines Published in America during the Nineteenth Century

A Survey of the Children's Magazines Published in America during the Nineteenth Century

Date: 1940
Creator: Wells, Epsa Louise
Description: It is the purpose of this work to compile and organize available material dealing with children's magazines published in the nineteenth century in America, and present it in a usable form.
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Pragmatism in the Modern School

Pragmatism in the Modern School

Date: 1940
Creator: Wallace, Audie Price
Description: This study proposes to (1) set forth, in a brief way, the gradual evolution of pragmatism from about 1905 down to the present, (2) to clearly define pragmatism and to differentiate between it and some other "isms" having philosophical significance, (3) and to show how pragmatism has made for itself a place in the modern school curriculum.
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A Review of Literature on the Consumption of Vegetables in America

A Review of Literature on the Consumption of Vegetables in America

Date: 1946
Creator: Ware, Martha
Description: This thesis is a review of thirty-two investigations made from 1917 to 1944 relative to vegetables in the diet of the American people.
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Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas

Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Rogers, Roberta
Description: This purposes of this study were to discover what the second grade children seemed to consider as desirable companionship between themselves and their parents, and to recognize the apparent needs for parental companionship that seemed to exist among the pupils.
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The Relation Between the Sociability of Parents and the Social Success of their Children in School

The Relation Between the Sociability of Parents and the Social Success of their Children in School

Date: 1940
Creator: Patrick, Flora LaRue
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what relation, if any, exists between the social interests and participation of parents and the social success of their children in elementary school. An additional purpose is to determine the relationship between occupational status of parents and social success of children.
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A Study of the Value of Phonics as an Aid in Teaching Second-Grade Reading

A Study of the Value of Phonics as an Aid in Teaching Second-Grade Reading

Date: 1944
Creator: Land, Willie Mae Hurst
Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the need of phonics as a tool in word recognition; (2) to find out the opinions of outstanding educators concerning the value of phonics in primary reading; (3) to know present trends in the teaching of phonics in primary grades; and (4) to ascertain by actual experiment the results of phonetic training.
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Remedial Reading in a First-Grade Section of the Gladewater Elementary School

Remedial Reading in a First-Grade Section of the Gladewater Elementary School

Date: 1944
Creator: Milner, Abbie Ernestine
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of a teaching technique which involves grouping of students on their ability in reading for the improvement of reading in the school.
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Problems in Producing Visual Materials for Classroom Use

Problems in Producing Visual Materials for Classroom Use

Date: 1942
Creator: Reed, Gratton Francis
Description: The general purpose of this study and investigation is to prepare a suitable reference work on production and use of visual educational material. This study will aid the teacher who wishes to produce material in his community to serve as an aid to teaching.
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A Survey of the Public School System of Denton, Texas, with Reference to the Financial Status, the School Plants, the Instructional Staff, the Pupil Personnel, and the Libraries

A Survey of the Public School System of Denton, Texas, with Reference to the Financial Status, the School Plants, the Instructional Staff, the Pupil Personnel, and the Libraries

Date: 1943
Creator: Brooks, Marjorie Lynn Collier
Description: The purpose of this study is to report a survey which the writer made of the public school system of Denton, Texas, dealing with the financial status, the school plants, the teaching personnel, the pupil personnel, and the libraries. The goal was to evaluate the schools in light of accepted standards for the factors considered, and to make certain recommendations regarding improvements.
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Organization and Administration of a Youth Center

Organization and Administration of a Youth Center

Date: 1949
Creator: Seely, Arthur J.
Description: The purpose of the study is to make an investigation of the need for youth centers, the factors which are necessary for the successful operation of a youth center, and to evaluate the youth center at Denton, Texas, in the light of the information developed in the research.
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An Evaluation of Recommended Programs for Fifth Grade Social Studies

An Evaluation of Recommended Programs for Fifth Grade Social Studies

Date: 1949
Creator: Ross, Emma Rebecca
Description: The purpose of this study is: (1) to determine a criteria for evaluating proposed social studies programs; (2) to review fifth grade bulletins in social studies from five widely separated school systems in the United States, to make an analysis of their aims, methods, and materials, and to determine whether they meet accepted professional standards; (3) to make suggestions for improving the fifth grade social studies as a result of this analysis.
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The Educational and Professional Preparation of the County Superintendents of Texas with a Suggested Criterion of Qualifications and a Plan for Effecting the Criterion

The Educational and Professional Preparation of the County Superintendents of Texas with a Suggested Criterion of Qualifications and a Plan for Effecting the Criterion

Date: 1941
Creator: Douglass, Charles R.
Description: The purpose of this study is fivefold: first, to determine the essential qualifications of a county superintendent; second, to show the status of the present county superintendents in Texas with reference to their education training, experience, and in-service preparation; third, to discover the effect of well-qualified county superintendents on the common school system of Texas; fourth, to show the effect of the appointive method of selecting the county superintendent on the school under his supervision; and fifth, to formulate a plan whereby Texas may secure qualified superintendents.
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The Accuracy of Teacher Rating of Pupil Personality and Achievement as Compared with Standardized Test Scores

The Accuracy of Teacher Rating of Pupil Personality and Achievement as Compared with Standardized Test Scores

Date: 1941
Creator: Cottrell, Lucille
Description: This study has the following purpose: (1) to find the relationship between teacher rating of pupil personality and standardized test results; (2) to find the relationship between teacher rating of pupil achievement and standardized test results; and (3) to determine where more emphasis should be placed in order to better evaluate the child and his work.
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A Critical Analysis of the Role of Speech in General Education

A Critical Analysis of the Role of Speech in General Education

Date: 1941
Creator: Hyder, Tom Bullock, b. 1907
Description: None
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A Comparison of the Philosophical Concepts of Leading Philosophers with those of Certain Southern Oklahoma Educators

A Comparison of the Philosophical Concepts of Leading Philosophers with those of Certain Southern Oklahoma Educators

Date: 1941
Creator: Henry, Isabelle Morton
Description: This investigation proposes to present a comparison of two compendiums of philosophy, and in the light of this comparison determine the prevailing types of educational philosophy and practice used in certain schools of southern Oklahoma.
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A Study to Determine the Science Interests of Children of the North Elementary School at Odessa, Texas

A Study to Determine the Science Interests of Children of the North Elementary School at Odessa, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Logsdon, Margaret I.
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to determine the science interests of the pupils of the North Elementary School of Odessa, Texas, during the school year of 1940-1941.
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The Educational Value of the Bookmobile in the Schools of Texas

The Educational Value of the Bookmobile in the Schools of Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Harty, W. E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the educational value of the bookmobile in the schools of Texas. In order to make the study, two Texas counties, Denton and Young, which have bookmobiles in use in the schools, were surveyed and a comparison made with a survey of Jack County which has no bookmobile.
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How to Help Unpopular Second-Grade Pupils Become Acceptable to the Group

How to Help Unpopular Second-Grade Pupils Become Acceptable to the Group

Date: 1941
Creator: Lunday, Villa Hollingsworth
Description: The purpose of the study was to determine the practicality of the theory that the teacher's highest function is to help each pupil to develop an agreeable, liberated, concordant, dynamic personality. In other words, the writer was interested in finding out whether it is possible, as far as can be determined, to develop an unpopular child to such an extent that he will be more social, more likable, and, in the end, more acceptable by his school group.
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