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What Influences Have the Changes in Concepts of Learning Had Upon Teaching of Reading and the Contents Found in Readers in the Second Grade as Illustrated by Textbooks from 1900-1950

What Influences Have the Changes in Concepts of Learning Had Upon Teaching of Reading and the Contents Found in Readers in the Second Grade as Illustrated by Textbooks from 1900-1950

Date: 1951
Creator: Rhodes, Bessie Portwood
Description: The primary purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the adopted readers for the second grade in the public schools of Texas over a period of fifty years to determine the extent that the readers reflect changes in concepts of learning and methods of teaching. A secondary purpose is to present the changes in concepts of learning over this period and the implications these changes have for the teaching of reading.
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A Study of the Constancy of Sociometric Measurements in Elementary School

A Study of the Constancy of Sociometric Measurements in Elementary School

Date: 1951
Creator: Shelton, Willie Lee
Description: A number of studies have been made concerning the constancy of the sociometric structure of a group. This study, though dealing with constancy, is not concerned with the structural constancy of groups, but rather with the constancy of certain types of relationships within the group.
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An Evaluation of Courses of Study for Teaching the Social Studies in the Primary Grades

An Evaluation of Courses of Study for Teaching the Social Studies in the Primary Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Alford, Katherine Elizabeth Bower
Description: The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to read and analyze professional literature to determine criteria for an adequate social-studies program in an elementary grade, and (2) to evaluate a selected number of courses of study of large-city school systems and state departments of education to determine the extent to which they meet criteria.
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An Evaluation of the Work of the Primary Supervisor in Tarrant County

An Evaluation of the Work of the Primary Supervisor in Tarrant County

Date: 1951
Creator: Parr, Willie D.
Description: The problem of this study is to evaluate the work of the primary supervisor of Tarrant County. The major emphasis has been the development of evaluative criteria from a review of literature in the field of democratic philosophy and modern psychology of education as the principles found in each apply to supervision.
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A Study to Determine Guiding Influences for Developing a Curriculum for Contemporary Living

A Study to Determine Guiding Influences for Developing a Curriculum for Contemporary Living

Date: 1951
Creator: Bresenhan, Mary E. Kelly
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine from current professional literature the guiding principles for developing a curriculum for the public schools which will meet the needs of youth as well as those of contemporary social institutions.
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A Study of the Relationship Between the Responses Given by Paretics and Mixed Schizophrenics on the Bender-Gestalt Visual Motor Test

A Study of the Relationship Between the Responses Given by Paretics and Mixed Schizophrenics on the Bender-Gestalt Visual Motor Test

Date: 1951
Creator: Blackwell, Dale W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to present quantitative findings of the Bender-Gestalt Visual Motor Test which will indicate the effectiveness of this media as an instrument of differential diagnosis when applied to General Paresis and Mixed Schizophrenia.
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Certain Procedures for the Improvement of Reading Skills in the Middle Grades

Certain Procedures for the Improvement of Reading Skills in the Middle Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Clark, Sarah Elizabeth
Description: The problem of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of certain recommended procedures for the improvement of reading skills in one fourth grade and one fifth grade class in the Jacksboro Elementary School. The purpose was to discover through testing and observation the level of each student and his specific reading needs.
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A Study of the Change in Behavior and Social Status of First Grade Children as the Result of Teaching Arts and Crafts

A Study of the Change in Behavior and Social Status of First Grade Children as the Result of Teaching Arts and Crafts

Date: 1951
Creator: Carse, William T.
Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to investigate the changes in sociometric status that resulted when first grade children were taught some art or craft that they could teach to others in their class, (2) to note concomitant behavior changes as reported by their teachers and as noted by their experimenter, and (3) to compare the distribution and increase of decrease of votes received, votes given and mutual attractions in experimental groups with a control group.
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A Study to Discover how the Development of an Integrating Personality is Influenced by Defective Speech and to Offer Therapeutic Measures for the Children in the Oran M. Roberts School, Dallas, Texas

A Study to Discover how the Development of an Integrating Personality is Influenced by Defective Speech and to Offer Therapeutic Measures for the Children in the Oran M. Roberts School, Dallas, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Sigler, Maurice Rector
Description: This study has been designed to discover how the development of an integrating personality is influenced by defective speech; to ascertain whether or not personal growth is promoted by the correction of said defects, and to discover therapeutic measures if such are warranted.
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The Effect of Certain Materials on Intelligence and Achievement

The Effect of Certain Materials on Intelligence and Achievement

Date: 1950
Creator: Simons, Berta Stephens
Description: The problem in this experiment is to try to determine if the use of certain materials during the first semester of the first school year of a group of children will cause the intelligence quotients and achievements of these children to improve.
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