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Factors Associated with the Out - of - School employment of Junior High - School Pupils

Factors Associated with the Out - of - School employment of Junior High - School Pupils

Date: August 1939
Creator: Lindsey, Wesley Byron
Description: This study examines the effect of employment on the school life, progress, citizenship, and character of middle school children. Data for the study came from an examination of students attending middle school in Odessa, Texas.
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Factors Related to Academic Achievement in a Sunshine Room

Factors Related to Academic Achievement in a Sunshine Room

Date: August 1937
Creator: Nickles, Dorothy Deane
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the relationships between various factors and the academic achievement of the children in the sunshine Room established at Diamond Hill, Fort Worth, Texas. The factors under consideration are health improvements, behavior ratings obtained from the use of a rating scale and intelligence quotients.
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How Can the Educational Opportunities be Improved for the Colored Children of Rusk County, Texas?

How Can the Educational Opportunities be Improved for the Colored Children of Rusk County, Texas?

Date: August 1939
Creator: Smith, James R.
Description: A comparison of white and colored schools in Rusk county found that educational opportunities for colored students was unequal. A plan for improving the colored schools of the county is set forth.
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How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest

How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest

Date: August 1937
Creator: Young, Alma
Description: This study attempted to detremine some of the outstanding problems arising in the teaching of reading to first-grade Spanish-American children, and to discover and evaluate methods and materials used by administrators and first-grade teachers in attempting to solve these problems.
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How the Child's Social Needs are Being Met in some First Grades of North Texas

How the Child's Social Needs are Being Met in some First Grades of North Texas

Date: August 1936
Creator: Gardner, Mary Frances
Description: This study undertook to present and evaluate the ways in which the social needs of the first-grade child are being met by teachers in North Texas. Based on the data presented in the study, eleven definite conclusions have been drawn.
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How the Reading Difficulties Are Being Met in Some Fifth Grades of Tarrant County, Texas.

How the Reading Difficulties Are Being Met in Some Fifth Grades of Tarrant County, Texas.

Date: August 1939
Creator: Wilson, Dadie Butler.
Description: A study to determine the most common reading difficulties in the fifth grade in Tarrant County, Texas, to evaluate the ways they are being met, and to suggest solutions.
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The Origin, Growth, and Development of Physical and Health Education for Girls in the Public Schools of El Paso, Texas

The Origin, Growth, and Development of Physical and Health Education for Girls in the Public Schools of El Paso, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Markgraff, Beatrice
Description: This study presents the origin, growth, and development of the health and physical education progressive movement aimed at public high school girls in El Paso, Texas.
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Practical Arts Course Content as Indicated by the Needs and Interests of Denton Junior High School Sixth Grade Boys

Practical Arts Course Content as Indicated by the Needs and Interests of Denton Junior High School Sixth Grade Boys

Date: August 1936
Creator: Wells, J. Haskin
Description: This study aimed to determine the proper content of a course of study in practical Arts as indicated by the needs and interests of sixth grade boys.
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Preferences Shown by One Hundred Children in Each of the First, Third, and Fifth Grades of the Gladewater, Texas, Elementary School in Illustrating Six Types of Nature Poems

Preferences Shown by One Hundred Children in Each of the First, Third, and Fifth Grades of the Gladewater, Texas, Elementary School in Illustrating Six Types of Nature Poems

Date: August 1939
Creator: Fawcett, Genevieve
Description: This thesis indicates the nature poetry preferences of fifth grade elementary school children. Data gathered helped determine the preferred aspect of nature and choices of girls compared to boys.
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The Progressive Acceptance of Dewey's Philosophy in Curriculum Development

The Progressive Acceptance of Dewey's Philosophy in Curriculum Development

Date: August 1939
Creator: Malone, Eleanor Cofield
Description: This thesis addresses a recent development of elementary school children. Curriculum shifted from societal need toward the particular interests and needs of children is supported by the author.
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A Psychological Character Study of Abnormal Escapists as Depicted by Certain Authors

A Psychological Character Study of Abnormal Escapists as Depicted by Certain Authors

Date: June 1939
Creator: Loy, Mable
Description: This thesis compares and contrats the abnormal escapism of characters created by Eugene O'Neill, Henrich Ibsen, and Thomas Hardy.
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The Relation of Some Factors to Certain Difficulties Recognized by Teachers in Their Teaching

The Relation of Some Factors to Certain Difficulties Recognized by Teachers in Their Teaching

Date: August 1938
Creator: Worthington, Lawrence G.
Description: This study has been made for three purposes: 1) to find out what difficulties experienced and inexperienced teachers recognize in their teaching; 2)to find out what factors have influenced these difficulties; and 3)to find out, if possible, which difficulties could be eliminated with further pre-service training.
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The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

Date: August 1939
Creator: Boren, Clyde
Description: A study to determine whether there is any relationship between teacher training and college training, between turnover of teachers and departmental training, and between grade point average, honor society students, and turnover of teachers.
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The Religious Factor in Social Acceptance and Emotional Stability

The Religious Factor in Social Acceptance and Emotional Stability

Date: August 1939
Creator: Dailey, John T.
Description: This study examines the role that religion plays in the lives of high school children. A study conducted on Hondo, Texas high school children yielded data for the study.
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A Report and Evaluation of Initial Steps in Curriculum Planning

A Report and Evaluation of Initial Steps in Curriculum Planning

Date: August 1938
Creator: McCanne, Hazel
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the initial steps in curriculum planning in Jefferson School. In light of the charactersitics for the modern school (given in the document), the study provided suggestions and recommendations for further steps.
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Securing Maximum Educational Advantages by the Use of Cooperative Criteria

Securing Maximum Educational Advantages by the Use of Cooperative Criteria

Date: August 1939
Creator: Ramsey, Cecil Bion
Description: This study is an examination of the Alvarado, Texas middle school. Advantages afforded by the school building, family income level, and cooperative standards helped indicate future success.
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The Significance of the School Board in a Public School Relations Program

The Significance of the School Board in a Public School Relations Program

Date: August 1936
Creator: Langston, Charles L.
Description: This study aimed to discover the possibilities of using the board as an agent because of the position of the board numbers in relation to the school and the community. The study provided summary of findings.
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Some Economical and Practical Procedures of Insuring Public School Properties in the Common School Districts of Supervisory Area Number Five of Texas

Some Economical and Practical Procedures of Insuring Public School Properties in the Common School Districts of Supervisory Area Number Five of Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Moore, J. D.
Description: A study to consider loss ratio on insurance policies carried by school districts in Texas. The purpose is to identify better methods for school insurance. An attempt to compare the cost of administering insurance in Texas and South Carolina.
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Some Factors Associated with Teacher Placement in Texas.

Some Factors Associated with Teacher Placement in Texas.

Date: August 1937
Creator: Ramsey, Lewis Slaton
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of some factors associated with teacher selection in Texas.
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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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The Status of the Rural School Child in the City High School

The Status of the Rural School Child in the City High School

Date: August 1937
Creator: Kunkel, Robert F.
Description: The purpose of this study is to see whether the shifting of great numbers of agricultural folk to the city high school really creates a serious problem for the adminstrators and teachers of the city high schools. The records of the 477 rural transfers of the tenth and eleventh grades of these six high schools were investigated.
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Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Morgan, John H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine student aid in Texas from the standpoint of history, types, sources, and adminstration in order to see whether the movement possibly represents any significant trend or tendencies in the privileges of secondary education in Texas.
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A Study of the Effect of Teacher - Pupil Ratio upon the Child's Achievement

A Study of the Effect of Teacher - Pupil Ratio upon the Child's Achievement

Date: August 1938
Creator: Tate, Curtis Baxter
Description: This study examines the impact that classroom size makes on the development of secondary students. To gather data, the author focused on Leverett's Chapel School near Kilgore, Texas.
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A Study of the Needs of Second Grade Children and an Evaluation of the Methods Used in Meeting These Needs in One Second Grade Room of the Horace Mann School, Amarillo, Texas

A Study of the Needs of Second Grade Children and an Evaluation of the Methods Used in Meeting These Needs in One Second Grade Room of the Horace Mann School, Amarillo, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Johnston, Joe
Description: This thesis examines the personality, social, and physical needs of children attending the second grade at Horace Mann School in Amarillo, Texas.
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