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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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A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County

A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County

Date: August 1936
Creator: Ownbey, Ethel B.
Description: This study aimed to secure and evaluate the current practices in teaching of geography within the rural school system of Colon County, Texas. The objectives of the study were also to learn from the County rural supervisors of the state the procedures they are using together with their recommendations for the present needs in geography teaching.
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Speech Correction in Secondary Education

Speech Correction in Secondary Education

Date: August 1936
Creator: Higginbotham, Christine. F.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the speech defects found in the high Schools of Denton County and the corrective measures best adapted to the treatment of such handicaps Based on the data analysis, conclusions and recommendations have been made specific to the country as well as for all high school systems.
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Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading

Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading

Date: August 1936
Creator: Henderson, Kathleen Tobin
Description: The purpose of this study was to ascertain the need of scientific speech training in the elementary grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County. The analysis of data reveals a dire need for speech correction and other phases of speech training.
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A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More

A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More

Date: August 1936
Creator: McCallum, William J.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the principals in Texas secondary school having an enrollment of 250 or more. The data were gathered from 147 principals in Texas high schools having an enrollment of 250 or more and the study made recommendations that are needed as found by comparison with the standards set up by eminent authorities.
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Analysis of Certain Wealth in Texas to Determine Possible Sources of Taxation for Educational Purposes

Analysis of Certain Wealth in Texas to Determine Possible Sources of Taxation for Educational Purposes

Date: August 1937
Creator: Hedgpeth, Armo T.
Description: This study revelaed that the rank of Texas with other state in the United States in the expenditure for schools per pupil is thrty-fifth. It further discussed that there are possible sources of taxation in the properties. However, there is a wide variation that needs to be studied. It further justify that present administrative and legislative trends in searching for new source of taxation makes the problem an important one.
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The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program

The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program

Date: August 1937
Creator: Smith, William Elliott
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are necessary to cary out the approved and adopted program of physical education in the public school of Denton, Texas.
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To Determine the Effect the Transfers Have Upon the Schools in Tarrant County

To Determine the Effect the Transfers Have Upon the Schools in Tarrant County

Date: August 1938
Creator: House, J. T.
Description: This study attempted to determine what effect the transfers have upon the receiving and the sending schools of Tarrant County as to finances, athletics, enrollment, pupils, and teachers.
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To Determine Whether or not the Libraries in the Small Affiliated High-Schools of Navarro County are Taking Care of Students' Reading Interests

To Determine Whether or not the Libraries in the Small Affiliated High-Schools of Navarro County are Taking Care of Students' Reading Interests

Date: August 1938
Creator: Everheart, Mary Eleanor
Description: This study attempted to determine the extent to which libraries in the small affiliated high schools of Navarro County, Texas, are taking care of students' reading interests. This study is made with the purpose of adding teachers and librarians in the selection of reading materials for recreational and class use.
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An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils

An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils

Date: August 1938
Creator: Everett, Mildred
Description: This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation.
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Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys

Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys

Date: August 1938
Creator: Cross, Francis Clephane
Description: This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation.
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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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