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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A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Range, Ruby
Description: For eighty years psychologists have investigated problems touching upon reading ability. It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in the reading ability of boys and girls in the third grade. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the cause.
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The Influence of Sunday School Attendance on Behavior in the Elementary Grades of North Texas Demonstration School

The Influence of Sunday School Attendance on Behavior in the Elementary Grades of North Texas Demonstration School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Neely, Lucile Balthrop
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the influence that Sunday school attendance has on behavior of children now enrolled in the elementary grades of North Texas State College Demonstration School of Denton, Texas.
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A Study of Mechanics: Prescription and Use

A Study of Mechanics: Prescription and Use

Date: August 1952
Creator: Le Beau, Maurine Schott
Description: This thesis studies historical punctuation its uses and standards developed.
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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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A Measurement of Existing Health Conditions in Princeton Public School in Terms of Desirable Conditions for Promoting Health Services

A Measurement of Existing Health Conditions in Princeton Public School in Terms of Desirable Conditions for Promoting Health Services

Date: 1949
Creator: Patterson, Angileen
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the status of existing health conditions in Princeton Public School and to set up a recognized desirable health standard for promoting health services.
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An Evaluation of Experiences Available to Elementary Student Teachers in the State Teachers Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

An Evaluation of Experiences Available to Elementary Student Teachers in the State Teachers Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Date: 1949
Creator: Larson, Myrtice Nygaard
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a survey study of the activities provided by state teachers colleges for intending teachers in the elementary schools. Those experiences are evaluated by comparison with opinions of authorities and the recommendations of the American Association of Teachers Colleges.
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Glazes for Metals

Glazes for Metals

Date: August 1949
Creator: Floyd, Emma Lou
Description: The purpose of this study was to endeavor to find through experimentation satisfactory glazes for metals which would be available to the amateur craftsman. Attention was given to reasons for the experimental research, to the metals best suited for glazing, and to the development of satisfactory inexpensive glazes.
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Establishing an Integrated Language Arts Program in the Primary Grades

Establishing an Integrated Language Arts Program in the Primary Grades

Date: January 1954
Creator: Harding, Marcella Queen
Description: This thesis had its inception in the mind of the writer when, disturbed by third grade children's lack of interest and low level of linguistic achievement, she endeavored to find both a more effective means of encouraging children to acquire the tools of language and a more effective method of teaching children the fundamentals of language arts. The writer determined, therefore, to investigate an integrated language arts program in the hope that it would prove to be a more effective method of teaching.
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A Study to Determine if there are Significant Interacting Physical, Mental, and Emotional Factors Developed by Parents of Sherman, Texas, which Influence Readiness for Beginning Reading

A Study to Determine if there are Significant Interacting Physical, Mental, and Emotional Factors Developed by Parents of Sherman, Texas, which Influence Readiness for Beginning Reading

Date: August 1950
Creator: Kelley, Clella D.
Description: The purpose of the study is to approach the problem from a practical and workable angle in determining which definite and significant influences have been of benefit to the first-grade pupils of Sherman, Texas, in preparing them for reading readiness.
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School Organization Administration as a Correlative of the Philosophy of Progressive Education

School Organization Administration as a Correlative of the Philosophy of Progressive Education

Date: 1946
Creator: Sharp, J. B.
Description: An attempt to show how schools should be organized, administered, and financed in accordance with modern educational philosophies.
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A Proposed Plan for Administering Special Education in the Allen Independent School

A Proposed Plan for Administering Special Education in the Allen Independent School

Date: 1947
Creator: Moseley, Wendell H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to set up, by reading, observing, and discussing the different phases of Special Education, a proposed plan for administering a more adequate educational program for the exceptional children of the Allen Public School.
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The Responsibility of the Primary School in the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency

The Responsibility of the Primary School in the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency

Date: 1947
Creator: Parrish, Bessie May
Description: It is not the intent of this study to deal with the legal term, juvenile delinquency, but to deal with maladjusted behaviors as symptomatic of frustrations or tensions who need help. The purpose of this study is to survey the needs of children, their difficulties, the attempts that have been made to meet these needs, and to solve these difficulties.
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A Survey and Critical Analysis of the Pre-Primers Taught in the Dallas County Schools

A Survey and Critical Analysis of the Pre-Primers Taught in the Dallas County Schools

Date: 1948
Creator: Jefferies, Evie
Description: The purpose of the study was to get the essential information about the pre-primers that were taught in the Dallas County Schools, and to take a representative group and evaluate them as to the merits of the books for classroom use.
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A Critical Analysis of Two Decades of Fourth Grade Texas State Adopted Readers (1928-1937 and 1938-1947)

A Critical Analysis of Two Decades of Fourth Grade Texas State Adopted Readers (1928-1937 and 1938-1947)

Date: 1948
Creator: Lambert, Ruth Cora
Description: The problem of this study is to make investigation of the reading materials, both basal and supplementary provided for fourth grade pupils in the public schools of Texas for the last twenty years.
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The Relationship Between Delinquency and the Home in Lisbon School, Dallas, Texas

The Relationship Between Delinquency and the Home in Lisbon School, Dallas, Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Kendrick, Searcy Laura
Description: The question arises, how are the homes in the Lisbon School District contributing to delinquency? The answer to this question is the problem for this study.
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The Role of the Teacher in the Health Service Program of the Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

The Role of the Teacher in the Health Service Program of the Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Williams, Beatrice Mabry
Description: It was the purpose of this study, first, to determine how and to what extent a teacher can be instrumental in improving the health status of the Dallas elementary school child, and second, to ascertain the importance of a teacher's evaluation of physical aspects from the standpoint of their effect on the mental, social, and emotional well-being of the school child.
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A Proposed Plan to Improve the Present System of Administering Special Education for Exceptional Children on a County-Wide Basis in Collin County

A Proposed Plan to Improve the Present System of Administering Special Education for Exceptional Children on a County-Wide Basis in Collin County

Date: 1947
Creator: Haralson, G. C.
Description: This problem sets forth a proposal whereby the children who are classified in one of the categories for Special Education for "exceptional children", in Collin County Texas, may receive the most benefits from a program that is administered on a county-wide basis.
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The Influence of Economic, Social, and Physical Factors upon Normal Development of Pupils in Two Wichita Falls Elementary Schools

The Influence of Economic, Social, and Physical Factors upon Normal Development of Pupils in Two Wichita Falls Elementary Schools

Date: 1948
Creator: Cowan, Charlie Weldon
Description: Children who learn best are physically, mentally, and emotionally adequate. In conjunction with this fact, this study attempts to show the relation that exists between the children from uncomfortable, unsatisfactory environments and those with comfortable, satisfactory environments.
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Developing an In-Service Training Program in Audio-Visual Aids

Developing an In-Service Training Program in Audio-Visual Aids

Date: 1948
Creator: Carpenter, Walter Harold
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop an in-service training program for the teachers of the Sherman Elementary Schools in the use of audio-visual aids and materials as a means toward effective child growth and development.
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The Educational Value of the Comics

The Educational Value of the Comics

Date: 1948
Creator: Barton, Lillie V.
Description: This study is made to determine any educational values to be derived from the use of the comics. The problem shall be to show (1) what those values are, (2) how they shall be attained, and (3) which comics are best suited to aid in the attainment of those values, as shown by the data to be assembled.
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An Evaluation of the Newbery Medal Books

An Evaluation of the Newbery Medal Books

Date: 1947
Creator: Lewis, Katherine
Description: The writer's purpose in this study has been to make a thorough investigation of the Newbery Medal books to determine if they represent the best literature suitable for children's reading that has been published since 1922, and to investigate carefully the group as a whole to see if the books possess those rare qualities and characteristics which, deservedly, would set them apart from the ordinary type of books usually designated as suitable for children's reading.
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A Plan for Improving the Health, Physical Education, and Intramural Program for Boys in West Columbia High School

A Plan for Improving the Health, Physical Education, and Intramural Program for Boys in West Columbia High School

Date: 1947
Creator: Long, Lewis B.
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop plans for a program in health education, physical education and intramural sports for boys in the West Columbia High School, West Columbia, Texas.
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The Evaluation of a Vocational Guidance Project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School Fort Worth, Texas

The Evaluation of a Vocational Guidance Project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Wyatt, Verna Wilkinson
Description: The purpose here is to evaluate an assigned vocational guidance project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, which was executed in certain English and speech classes.
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