An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

Date: May 1939
Creator: Mathis, A. D.
Description: This thesis is an examination of the techniques used to evaluate the effectiveness of activities planned by elementary school teachers. The reasoning, functions, and adequacy of evaluation are among the covered topics.
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The Effect of Certain Classroom Procedures Combined with Certain Factors on Pupil Growth

The Effect of Certain Classroom Procedures Combined with Certain Factors on Pupil Growth

Date: August 1938
Creator: Turpin, John L.
Description: This thesis presents the results of standardized testing conducted on two groups of elementary school students. Test results indicated the progress and growth of traditionally educated sixth graders in Phillips, Texas when compared to newer trends.
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A Comparative Study of the Educational Achievement of Two Groups of Seventh Grade Students Matched on the Basis of Intelligence Quotient, One Group from Independent School Districts, the Other from Common School Districts in Young County, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Educational Achievement of Two Groups of Seventh Grade Students Matched on the Basis of Intelligence Quotient, One Group from Independent School Districts, the Other from Common School Districts in Young County, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Fain, William Floyd
Description: This study is the result of testing conducted on seventh grade students to determine the influence of environment on academic achievement.
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Evaluation of School Units that Affected the Community

Evaluation of School Units that Affected the Community

Date: June 1939
Creator: Yarbrough, James Lafayette
Description: This study examines a change from traditional to modern teaching in the Denton, Texas public schools. Issues faced by adminitation and teachers in three examined elementary schools provide information about the implementation of a plan focused on the particular needs of children in the community.
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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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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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An Analysis of Appropriate Science Material for the Teaching of Elementary Science in the Jefferson School of Sherman, Texas

An Analysis of Appropriate Science Material for the Teaching of Elementary Science in the Jefferson School of Sherman, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Shelton, J. D.
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the current methods of teaching and the available science material for the teaching of elementary science in order to prepare a proposed plan of instruction for the seventh and eighth grades of Jefferson School for the 1941-1942 school year.
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An Evaluation of Twenty Modern Elementary Arithmetic Textbooks

An Evaluation of Twenty Modern Elementary Arithmetic Textbooks

Date: 1950
Creator: Murphree, Bessie
Description: The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to review briefly important studies and recommendations relating to curriculum construction in elementary arithmetic; (2) to develop a set of criteria for judging elementary arithmetic textbooks; and (3) to apply the criteria to a selected number of elementary arithmetic textbooks.
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The Transfer and Sustainability of a School-Wide Writing Program: Year 2.

The Transfer and Sustainability of a School-Wide Writing Program: Year 2.

Date: August 2010
Creator: Dickson, Violet Myers
Description: Writing is an important life skill that all students need in order to succeed in today's society. However, proficient writing skills develop over time, requiring years of quality instruction combined with motivation, encouragement, and lots of practice. School-wide writing is an approach that provides specific writing instruction in a consistent manner across all grade levels, allowing students to develop increasingly complex writing skills and strategies over time. Implementation of programs, such as school-wide writing, requires teachers to transfer new understandings and skills from the training room to the classroom as well as efforts to sustain the program over time. This multiple case study examines the characteristics of an elementary school-wide writing program that was introduced in the field by local teachers and transferred five years later to another school in the same district. The study also examines factors affecting the transfer and sustainability of the program during the second year of implementation. Findings from the study indicate that the elements of school-wide writing transferred from School 1 to School 2 at a low road level of transfer. Factors affecting transfer included inquiry, ongoing training, support systems, authentic writing experiences, and time. Factors contributing to sustainability included ongoing support, accountability, communication, ...
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An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

Date: August 1940
Creator: Harrell, Ruth
Description: This study compares and and provides an evaluation of language arts progress made by elementary school children using two different methods of instruction. One traditional method stressed grammar and the other experimentally focused on mechanics.
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