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A Study of Unsatisfactory Adjustment of Pupils in a Third Grade

A Study of Unsatisfactory Adjustment of Pupils in a Third Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Davis, Ola B.
Description: The purpose of this study is to find the factors that cause maladjustment for third-grade pupils and to find means of eliminating or reducing the causal factors, thereby eliminating the unsatisfactory adjustment.
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An Evaluation of Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings of Boys and Girls in the Fourth Grade

An Evaluation of Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings of Boys and Girls in the Fourth Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Doyle, Melba Buttrill
Description: The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the total achievement scores and teacher ratings of pupils in three fourth grades in Chico and Decatur elementary schools to determine differences, if any, in the rate of progress between boys and girls and in teacher ratings. A secondary purpose was to make a study of individual differences in achievement and to make a number of case studies of pupils in one school.
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An Evaluation of Methods of Reporting Grade Progress in a Selected Number of Schools

An Evaluation of Methods of Reporting Grade Progress in a Selected Number of Schools

Date: 1950
Creator: Dyer, Hattie E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an evaluation of the type of reports on pupil progress made by a selected number of elementary schools in Texas to determine the extent to which the reports meet criteria for reporting grade progress to parents.
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The Evaluation of a Library Service Program Designed to Increase Recreational Reading Among Elementary School Age Children

The Evaluation of a Library Service Program Designed to Increase Recreational Reading Among Elementary School Age Children

Date: 1950
Creator: Hoyle, Doris
Description: The problem in this study is to evaluate a library service program designed to increase recreational reading among elementary school age children.
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Integrating Art with Other Subjects in a Fifth Grade of the Robert E. Lee School in Denton, Texas

Integrating Art with Other Subjects in a Fifth Grade of the Robert E. Lee School in Denton, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Huggins, Cleo Bell
Description: The purpose of this study was threefold: (1) to develop an integrative program using art as its core which was put into effect in one of two fifth grades in the Robert E. Lee School in Denton, Texas, (2) to develop criteria for evaluating an art program used as an integrating agent, and (3) to evaluate the program in terms of the criteria and in outcomes in achievement in subject matter.
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The Value of the Tachistoscope in the Reading Program on the Seventh Grade Level

The Value of the Tachistoscope in the Reading Program on the Seventh Grade Level

Date: 1950
Creator: McCall, Mildred
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the value of the tachistoscope in the reading program of students at the seventh-grade level.
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Criterion Analysis: a Factorial Study of School Grades

Criterion Analysis: a Factorial Study of School Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Bryant, Norman Dale
Description: It is the purpose of this paper to present a technique for analyzing grades and other criteria, and by so doing, arrive at the factors which will explain the variance of the criteria. This technique is not new; however, it has received very little use. The technique is simply that of factor analyzing a matrix of intercorrelations of variables which include the grades and related measures necessary to define the factors. The selection of the related variables is the crucial problem.
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A Sound Basis for Interaction among Community Agencies

A Sound Basis for Interaction among Community Agencies

Date: 1951
Creator: King, Robert Ray
Description: The purpose of this study is (1) to determine the need for a creative program of interaction among the various community agencies, and (2) to determine the sound processes to be used in bringing about desirable social change through interaction among the agencies. Improving social conditions that affect the welfare of youth in the community is the primary concern of this study.
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A Study of the Personal Problems of the Ninth-Grade Students in the Schools of Denton, Texas

A Study of the Personal Problems of the Ninth-Grade Students in the Schools of Denton, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Jenkins, Conley
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what problems the ninth-grade students of the North Texas Demonstration School at Denton, Texas, and the Denton Junior High School, say concern them most and to make some recommendations for helping students solve these problems.
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Helping Unsociable Second-Grade Children Become More Sociable

Helping Unsociable Second-Grade Children Become More Sociable

Date: 1950
Creator: Hanson, Ranghild Emily
Description: The problem of this study is the attainment of social progress by second-grade children. In substance, the problem is "How sociability can be developed in unsociable second-grade children." Since it is generally conceded by modern educators that the most important outcome of education is the child's ability to attack his life problems and to solve them satisfactorily to himself and to the society wherein he lives, this problem is deemed worthy of consideration.
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