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 Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth-Grade Social Studies as Found in Ten Courses of Study

An Evaluation of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth-Grade Social Studies as Found in Ten Courses of Study

Date: 1950
Creator: Cleveland, Willie Mae
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine literature and thought in the field of elementary social studies curriculum, to establish criteria for determining the adequacy of a fourth-grade social studies program and to examine, analyze and evaluate the fourth-grade social studies programs of ten Texas public school systems in order to determine how effectively they meet these criteria.
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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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