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A Study of the Reading-Readiness Program in the Elementary Schools of Collin County to Determine the Extent to Which it is Planned to Meet Present Educational Theory

A Study of the Reading-Readiness Program in the Elementary Schools of Collin County to Determine the Extent to Which it is Planned to Meet Present Educational Theory

Date: 1950
Creator: Bothwell, Tommie Jean Dobie
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the reading readiness program of the elementary schools in Collin County, Texas, to determine whether the program is planned in accord with modern theories of education, or administered in the traditional manner of considering the subject.
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A Comparative Sociometric Study of Social Acceptance

A Comparative Sociometric Study of Social Acceptance

Date: 1950
Creator: Roberts, John E.
Description: This study is concerned with the extent that social acceptance for a person in one group remains the same for that person in another group, or the constancy of a person's role in different group situations.
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The Effect of Maladjustments of Children on General Academic Achievement in One Section of the Third Grade of Graham Public Schools

The Effect of Maladjustments of Children on General Academic Achievement in One Section of the Third Grade of Graham Public Schools

Date: 1950
Creator: Rubenkoenig, Eunice Ethel
Description: This study was made in an effort to find out some of the causes of maladjustment and to determine what effect the maladjustments play in general achievement of school work in a third grade.
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The Educational Value of the Elementary School Newspaper

The Educational Value of the Elementary School Newspaper

Date: 1950
Creator: Seely, Robert R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what educational values, if any, for the student and the elementary school may be derived from the school's sponsoring of a newspaper.
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An Effective Way of Teaching Mass Remedial Reading in the Intermediate Grades

An Effective Way of Teaching Mass Remedial Reading in the Intermediate Grades

Date: 1950
Creator: Sauls, Dorothy Murphy
Description: The major purpose of this study was to determine the causes for reading difficulties of a group of fifth-grade children. On this study much emphasis was placed on selecting, preparing and applying appropriate remedial measures, and to ascertain the character and the amount of improvement in reading. In this particular study much emphasis was placed on the various methods used in teaching mass remedial reading.
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Some Factors Involved in the Adoption of Children

Some Factors Involved in the Adoption of Children

Date: 1942
Creator: Boyd, Mae Wadley
Description: This study is made from a practical standpoint. I shall endeavor to answer some of the questions that may arise in the minds of prospective parents as they consider the adoption of a child. There are many questions that will not be answered because the problems involved are so broad and take in so many angles that it is impossible to consider them all. The central problem itself begins when prospective adoptive parents first consider adopting a child.
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An Analysis of the Objectives and Suggested or Illustrative Methods and Materials on the Subject of Reading in the Elementary Schools as Found in Seven State Courses of Study

An Analysis of the Objectives and Suggested or Illustrative Methods and Materials on the Subject of Reading in the Elementary Schools as Found in Seven State Courses of Study

Date: 1942
Creator: Bradley, Grace
Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the objectives and methods for teaching reading in the elementary grades as they appeared in the latest available courses of study in certain states for the purpose of determining their uniformity or lack of uniformity. An effort was made to compile data on teaching reading in order to determine certain modern trends as supplementary material for the writer's teaching aids.
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A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

Date: 1942
Creator: Womack, Vera
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an appraisal of the educational philosophies, pragmatism and essentialism, and their effects upon the aims, methods, and curriculum of education. No effective effort was made to branch off into the many philosophical ramifications of the question, but the practical aspects of each philosophy were studied in order to determine how it has influenced education.
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The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Berry, Esther M.
Description: This investigation concerned two major interests of many classroom teachers today: the pupils' social maturity and their personality. The problem was to determine the apparent relationship between these two factors in pupils of the first, second, and third grades of eight elementary schools in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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Trends in the Popularity of Subjects Offered in Texas Accredited High Schools from 1920-1921 through 1940-1941

Trends in the Popularity of Subjects Offered in Texas Accredited High Schools from 1920-1921 through 1940-1941

Date: 1942
Creator: Byrne, Maxie P.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the trends in the popularity of subjects in Texas accredited high schools from 1920-1921 to 1940-1941 by five-year periods.
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A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

Date: 1942
Creator: Dalton, Mary Roberta Payne
Description: The dual purpose of this study is to survey the interests of boys and girls who are in the sixth grade and to suggest a program of school work based upon these interests. The writer presents the study with the hope that it will contribute to a better understanding of what children's interests are and the part they should play in planning the curriculum and complete school program.
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An Evaluation of the Coleman High School, Coleman, Texas

An Evaluation of the Coleman High School, Coleman, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Farmer, James Lee
Description: The problem in this study is to evaluate the Coleman High School of Coleman, Texas. Areas evaluated are: pupil population and the school community, curriculum and course of study, pupil activity program, library service, guidance service, instruction, outcomes of the educational program, the school staff, the school plant, and school administration.
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An Evaluation of the Saint Jo Elementary School and some Recommendations for Improvement

An Evaluation of the Saint Jo Elementary School and some Recommendations for Improvement

Date: 1949
Creator: Richey, Jewell Neal
Description: The problem in this study is to present as accurately as possible the status of the Saint Jo Elementary School in Saint Jo, Texas, and to suggest recommendations for the improvement of this school.
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An Exploration of the Possible Use of the Sociometric Test in Studying Residents of Homes for the Aged

An Exploration of the Possible Use of the Sociometric Test in Studying Residents of Homes for the Aged

Date: 1950
Creator: Secker, Martin D.
Description: It is proposed in this thesis to explore the possible use of the Sociometric test as a measure of the personal social factor in old age. It is further proposed to gather sociometric data by administering a sociometric test to the residents of two homes for aged persons in Dallas County, Texas, and to illustrate by sociograms and tables the uses for which such data might be of value in research designed to investigate the personal social factor in old age.
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A Study of Some Factors Influencing the Social-Economic-Political Attitudes of College Students

A Study of Some Factors Influencing the Social-Economic-Political Attitudes of College Students

Date: 1942
Creator: Hammett, Lee Seguin
Description: The problem of this thesis is to show the relationship between liberalism, radicalism, conservatism and certain associated factors.
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The Relationship Between Specific Reading Skills and Selected Areas of Sixth-Grade Achievement in Central School, Garland, Texas

The Relationship Between Specific Reading Skills and Selected Areas of Sixth-Grade Achievement in Central School, Garland, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Keeley, Annie
Description: The problem of this study is to determine whether or not superior reading ability in a given reading skill is significantly related to successful achievement in each of the three areas of arithmetic, social studies, and science, and to determine whether or not the different reading skills are related to areas of achievement in different ways.
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A Proposed Plan for a More Functional Method of Reporting to Parents in the Fourth Grades of Henrietta, Texas

A Proposed Plan for a More Functional Method of Reporting to Parents in the Fourth Grades of Henrietta, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: King, Rachel Speer
Description: The problem of this study is to make a critical investigation and a thorough analysis of different methods that have been used to report pupil progress in the elementary school of Henrietta, Texas, and other elementary schools. Also, some significant changes underlying the concepts of educational achievements are to be shown and basic principles presented to develop a desirable method and procedure in establishing a more effective and functional marking and reporting program for the fourth grades in Henrietta, Texas.
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A Comparative Study of Methods for Improving the Reporting of Pupil Progress

A Comparative Study of Methods for Improving the Reporting of Pupil Progress

Date: 1951
Creator: Mansfield, L. C.
Description: The problem involved in this study is to determine a satisfactory way in which public schools can adequately revise their scientific evaluation system in order to develop a more effective method of marking and reporting of pupil progress to parents.
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A Comparative Sociometric Ethnological Study

A Comparative Sociometric Ethnological Study

Date: 1951
Creator: McElroy, A. L., Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to compare sociometric data obtained from Negro and white pupils in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade public school classrooms in Fort Worth, Texas. An attempt will be made to determine, as nearly as possible with the methods available and other limitations of this study, to what degree socialization is affected by racial factors in groups which are comparable in terms of socio-economic status.
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The Improvement of Reports to Parents

The Improvement of Reports to Parents

Date: 1951
Creator: Mantooth, Elmer Herle
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine an adequate and justifiable report to the parents regarding the progress of students in the public schools of the Colbert community, Colbert, Oklahoma.
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An Evaluation of the Quanah High School, Quanah, Texas

An Evaluation of the Quanah High School, Quanah, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Forester, Joe A.
Description: The problem of this study is to evaluate the Quanah High School of Quanah, Texas, by the use of criteria for determining the characteristics of good secondary schools.
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Evaluation of the Formal Versus the Informal Method of Teaching Arithmetic

Evaluation of the Formal Versus the Informal Method of Teaching Arithmetic

Date: 1942
Creator: Garrett, Atlee Margaret
Description: The problem in this investigation has a three-fold purpose: namely, (1) to determine the results of delaying formal arithmetic until the fourth grade; (2) to ascertain the results reflected in the reading abilities of children when the time ordinarily spent on drill and organized instruction in arithmetic is given to reading, the diverted time being spent in reading arithmetic stories, playing games, and in using other arithmetical processes in connection with school activities; (3) to compare the results of a behavior journal kept for each child in the experimental group and in the control group.
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The Reading Interests of Pupils of High and Low Ability on the Different Socio-Economic Levels in the Fifth Grade of Pampa School

The Reading Interests of Pupils of High and Low Ability on the Different Socio-Economic Levels in the Fifth Grade of Pampa School

Date: 1951
Creator: Mayo, Nova Estheu
Description: In this particular study the problem is to find which types of books pupils of the fifth grade of different abilities and of different socio-economic status like to read. This study is also concerned with the comparison of boys and girls in their choice of books and magazines.
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Some Effects of a Reading-Readiness Program on First-Grade Children

Some Effects of a Reading-Readiness Program on First-Grade Children

Date: 1951
Creator: Marshall, D. Leon S.
Description: The problem of this investigation was to determine the number of children who are ready to read when they enter first grade and the number ready to read after a reading-readiness program.
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