Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Date: August 1952
Creator: Clark, Pearl Roberts
Description: The problem of this study is to determine by testing and observation which of three specific procedures for the improvement of general reading ability was the most effective when used with groups of sixth-grade children in the Bowie Elementary Schools.
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An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity

An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity

Date: 1940
Creator: Woods, Izetta Lee
Description: The problem of this study was to determine what influence intelligence and school achievements, personality traits, physical achievements, physical attractiveness, general health, home background, and number of times absent have upon the popularity of students.
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A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Baccus, Nettie
Description: The major purpose of this study was to compare the progress made by a group of children taught by the experience method of teaching with a group taught by the old textbook method, to determine whether the experimental group would show as much gain in academic knowledge as the control group, and in turn gain the other desired traits of the present-day personal and social needs.
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Children's Reading Interests as Shown by the Books Checked from the Huey School Library in Wichita Falls, Texas, and the Relation of These Interests to Classroom Work

Children's Reading Interests as Shown by the Books Checked from the Huey School Library in Wichita Falls, Texas, and the Relation of These Interests to Classroom Work

Date: 1949
Creator: Latimer, Elizabeth
Description: This study has four main purposes: 1. To determine whether there is a preference for certain types of stories. 2. To find whether boys prefer one type story and girls another. 3. To determine whether the physical make-up or format of the book has any influence on the selection of books. 4. To find how these interests are related to classroom work.
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A Comparison of the Cost of Operating Contracted and District - Owned School Buses in District Four, Texas

A Comparison of the Cost of Operating Contracted and District - Owned School Buses in District Four, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Greer, William Arthur
Description: This study compares and contrasts operational expenses of district-owned to privately owned school bus services operated in Wichita, Clay, Montague, Jack, Wilbarger, Throckmorton, Baylor, Palo Pinto, Young, and Archer counties within the state of Texas.
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An Evaluation of the Creative Art Activities of the First Four Grades of the Bowie Elementary Schools, Bowie, Texas

An Evaluation of the Creative Art Activities of the First Four Grades of the Bowie Elementary Schools, Bowie, Texas

Date: August 1953
Creator: Dickey, Ruby Callaway
Description: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the creative arts program of the first four grades in the Bowie Public Schools to determine the extent to which it meets, or fails to meet, criteria developed for a creative arts program in a democratic form of education.
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Comparative Value of Two Types of Teaching Reading

Comparative Value of Two Types of Teaching Reading

Date: 1943
Creator: Evans, Lucy
Description: The major purpose of this study is to compare the progress in the general reading ability of a group of pupils taught by the phonic method of word recognition, with the progress of a group taught by the same method plus the study of stories to determine whether the study of stories aids word recognition ability and, in turn, general reading ability.
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An Evaluation of the Training and Preparation of Elementary-School Principals in the Light of Certain Duties They Perform

An Evaluation of the Training and Preparation of Elementary-School Principals in the Light of Certain Duties They Perform

Date: 1941
Creator: Bennett, Lowell Dean
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine the value of the academic preparation and the in-service experience of the elementary-school principals as it pertains to three phases of the principals' duties--organization and administration, supervision, and community relationships.
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The School Journey: an Evaluation of Techniques and Procedures

The School Journey: an Evaluation of Techniques and Procedures

Date: 1942
Creator: Williams, Uleta Ray
Description: The school journey is one of many visual aids in perceptual learning. It is not the purpose of the writer to over-estimate the values of this method of teaching, but to suggest it as one activity that meets the need of many individuals for growth and maturation, as well as a technique for capturing the educational values of direct contact with the world in which children live.
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A Study of the Modern Philosophy and Modern Psychology of Education

A Study of the Modern Philosophy and Modern Psychology of Education

Date: 1947
Creator: Clements, Bess
Description: The purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To make a study of modern philosophy and modern psychology of education. 2. To show by comparison how well the Gainesville elementary schools comply in a modern philosophy and a modern psychology of education. 3. To make recommendations for changes that could be made for the improvement of the Gainesville elementary school system.
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An Evaluation of Activities That Effect Better Parent-Teacher Cooperation in Relation to Child Development and Welfare

An Evaluation of Activities That Effect Better Parent-Teacher Cooperation in Relation to Child Development and Welfare

Date: 1942
Creator: Schleinat, Annie Patterson
Description: To evaluate activities that effect better parent-teacher cooperation in relation to child development and welfare is the purpose of this study. The five types of activities about which information was desired included personal conferences, communication, parent-teacher association, visitation, and parental education.
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The Production of Material Suitable to the Reading Level of Dull-Normal First-Grade Children

The Production of Material Suitable to the Reading Level of Dull-Normal First-Grade Children

Date: 1943
Creator: McElrath, Esta
Description: The purpose of the study was five-fold: (1) to discover what criteria have been set up by recognized authorities for teaching dull-normal children; (2) to determine the interests and needs of the dull-normal children under consideration; (3) to determine their vocabulary range; (4) to produce interesting, easy reading material for them and to determine their response to the reading material produced, based upon their activities and interests; and (5) to recommend a reading program for the dull-normal children in the Memphis, Texas, public school in the future.
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An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

Date: 1947
Creator: Stucker, Myrtle
Description: The problem of this study is to establish criteria of psychological factors that should be included in a social studies educational program of the elementary grades to measure the program planned for the social studies of the elementary grades of the Houston, El Paso, Fort Worth, and Amarillo, Texas, public schools.
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A Comparison of Educational Concepts as Expressed by Workshop Participants and by Dewey

A Comparison of Educational Concepts as Expressed by Workshop Participants and by Dewey

Date: 1943
Creator: Boyd, Onata
Description: The problem involved in this research was a comparative study of the educational philosophy of the 1943 Child Development Workshop at the North Texas State Teachers College, as expressed by consultants and participants, and John Dewey's principles of education.
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The Effects of Two Types of Teaching Reading Upon Reading Progress, Social Maturity Progress, and Arithmetic Reasoning and Computation

The Effects of Two Types of Teaching Reading Upon Reading Progress, Social Maturity Progress, and Arithmetic Reasoning and Computation

Date: 1942
Creator: Mathis, Floye
Description: The problem of this thesis is to evaluate the progress in general reading efficiency of a group of children taught by the socialized group plan, as compared to a group of children taught by the traditional reading plan and to determine whether the socialized group plan aids in the development of certain other general attributes, such as arithmetic reasoning, arithmetic computation, and social maturity growth.
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A Comparative Study of Intelligence Quotients and Achievement Scores and Marks in Social Studies, Arithmetic, Physical Education, Elementary Science, and Language Arts in the Sixth Grade of Wolflin School, Amarillo

A Comparative Study of Intelligence Quotients and Achievement Scores and Marks in Social Studies, Arithmetic, Physical Education, Elementary Science, and Language Arts in the Sixth Grade of Wolflin School, Amarillo

Date: 1946
Creator: Peters, Ruby Gray
Description: As a sixth grade teacher in Wolfin School, Amarillo, Texas the writer is interested in determining to what extent academic success my be predicted by the use of intelligence tests.
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An Evaluation of the Uses Made of the Radio in the Seventh Grade of the Schools of Hill County

An Evaluation of the Uses Made of the Radio in the Seventh Grade of the Schools of Hill County

Date: 1942
Creator: Kirkbride, Martha Frances Cargile
Description: It is the purpose of this study to make an investigation of the uses made of the radio in the seventh grade in the schools in Hill County, in an endeavor to make available to administrators and teachers the possibilities of radio as an educational medium, and also to suggest additional techniques of utilization.
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An Evaluation of the Educational Objectives of Grandview, Alvarado, and Surrounding Rural Schools

An Evaluation of the Educational Objectives of Grandview, Alvarado, and Surrounding Rural Schools

Date: 1942
Creator: Martin, Lois Baker
Description: The problem constituting the basis of this study is one having to do with an investigation of educational objectives. Specifically, it relates to an examination of teachers' objectives in a strictly limited area of Texas and a comparison of these objectives with those advanced by professional educators and published in literature dealing with educational practices and principles.
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A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of Private Pre-school and Public School Children in the Second Year of a Dallas Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of Private Pre-school and Public School Children in the Second Year of a Dallas Elementary School

Date: 1947
Creator: Aldredge, Ruby
Description: This study will endeavor to make a comparative study of seventeen children in the second grade in an elementary school in Dallas that attended private schools and omitted the first year of the public school, and seventeen children that are in the second grade after completing the first grade in the public school. The purpose of the study in comparing the social and academic status of the two groups is to determine if the non-scholastic child after a year of private school is able to adjust and accomplish an academic and social status on the level of the second year of the public school as compared with children of school age that have been through the first year and are now in their second year.
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A Comparative Study of Achievement Made in a Departmentalized and a Non-Departmentalized Fourth Grade

A Comparative Study of Achievement Made in a Departmentalized and a Non-Departmentalized Fourth Grade

Date: 1948
Creator: Terry, Bulah Beatrice
Description: This thesis has three main purposes: 1. to determine the progress made in achievement by each individual in the departmentalized and non-departmentalized groups; 2. to contrast the progress made in achievement by the groups under discussion; 3. to ascertain, by comparison of the two groups, whether any relative gain in achievement is made as a result of children working in the two different school organizations.
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A Comparative Study of the Present Objectives and Methods of Teaching Citizenship

A Comparative Study of the Present Objectives and Methods of Teaching Citizenship

Date: 1948
Creator: Thomas, Stanley A.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the practices of a selected number of schools in teaching citizenship to determine if these schools are following democratic procedures in their methods of teaching. The evaluation is based upon criteria derived from a study of recent literature in the field of education.
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How Democratic in Administration, Construction of the Curriculum, and Methods of Teaching are Sixteen Elementary Schools of Hill County Having More Than Two Teachers

How Democratic in Administration, Construction of the Curriculum, and Methods of Teaching are Sixteen Elementary Schools of Hill County Having More Than Two Teachers

Date: 1948
Creator: Moore, Mary O.
Description: The purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To make a study of the criteria used in evaluating democracy in the elementary schools. 2. To evaluate how democratic sixteen elementary schools of Hill County are. 3. To offer recommendations for changes that could be made for the improvement of the sixteen elementary schools of Hill County.
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A Study of the Educational Opportunities of Yellowstone National Park

A Study of the Educational Opportunities of Yellowstone National Park

Date: 1948
Creator: Reedy, Eugenia
Description: The purpose of this study is to present both the educational and the geographical opportunities of Yellowstone National Park which is a region that provides inspiring areas of observation and experiences for American children.
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Relationship of Children's Attitudes toward Some Social Problems and Personality Adjustment

Relationship of Children's Attitudes toward Some Social Problems and Personality Adjustment

Date: 1949
Creator: Darnall, Julia Josephine
Description: The problem chosen for investigation was to attempt to determine the relationship of children's attitude toward some social problems and their personality adjustment.
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