The Effectiveness of Composite Predictors of Reading Success in the First Grade

The Effectiveness of Composite Predictors of Reading Success in the First Grade

Date: June 1963
Creator: Nash, Pat Neff, 1922-
Description: The problem of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of certain predictors of reading success and to determine which combination of these predictors was most reliable in predicting reading success.
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The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Berry, Esther M.
Description: This investigation concerned two major interests of many classroom teachers today: the pupils' social maturity and their personality. The problem was to determine the apparent relationship between these two factors in pupils of the first, second, and third grades of eight elementary schools in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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A Study of the Change in Behavior and Social Status of First Grade Children as the Result of Teaching Arts and Crafts

A Study of the Change in Behavior and Social Status of First Grade Children as the Result of Teaching Arts and Crafts

Date: 1951
Creator: Carse, William T.
Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to investigate the changes in sociometric status that resulted when first grade children were taught some art or craft that they could teach to others in their class, (2) to note concomitant behavior changes as reported by their teachers and as noted by their experimenter, and (3) to compare the distribution and increase of decrease of votes received, votes given and mutual attractions in experimental groups with a control group.
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The Effectiveness of the Use of Puppets in Oral Language Development of Culturally Disadvantaged First-Grade Children

The Effectiveness of the Use of Puppets in Oral Language Development of Culturally Disadvantaged First-Grade Children

Date: August 1970
Creator: McGill, Audrey Janet
Description: The purposes of this study were 1) to ascertain the effectiveness of puppets with instructional media in oral language development of culturally disadvantaged first-grade children, and 2) to derive the implications of this effect for instructors, teachers, and volunteers working in programs for the culturally disadvantaged child.
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A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Arithmetic in the First Grade

A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Arithmetic in the First Grade

Date: August 1965
Creator: Crowder, Alex B.
Description: This study was concerned with determining the effectiveness of two methods of teaching arithmetic in the first grade. The primary dimension of this problem was to determine and compare the arithmetic achievement of an experimental group using the Cuisenaire program and the achievement of a control group using a conventional program for the purpose of finding which was the more efficient. The secondary dimension of the problem was to determine whether socio-economic status or sex affects the achievement which results from either the conventional or the Cuisenaire method of instruction.
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The Effects of Two Approaches to Reading Instruction upon the Oral Language Development of First Grade Pupils

The Effects of Two Approaches to Reading Instruction upon the Oral Language Development of First Grade Pupils

Date: January 1966
Creator: Giles, Douglas Elbert, 1932-
Description: The problem of this study was to compare the relative gains made in the development of oral language skills in two groups of first grade pupils when two different approaches to beginning reading instruction were used. The two approaches were: (a) the language experience approach, Approach A, and (b) the traditional basal reader approach, Approach B. The six aspects of oral language development considered were: extent of verbalization, spoken vocabulary, expressions of tentativeness, use of structural patterns, colorful and vivid expressions, and use of mazes.
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A Comparison of the Constancy of Inter-Personal Relationships in the First and Sixth Grades of the Elementary School

A Comparison of the Constancy of Inter-Personal Relationships in the First and Sixth Grades of the Elementary School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Burke, Frances M.
Description: The problem of this study is to compare the constancy of inter-personal relationships in the first grade of the elementary school and the last grade of the elementary school, the sixth grade.
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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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A Comparative Study of the Philosophy of Certain Authors Relative to Reading Readiness

A Comparative Study of the Philosophy of Certain Authors Relative to Reading Readiness

Date: August 1953
Creator: Stockstill, Zana
Description: The problem of this investigation is to determine the amount of agreement or disagreement in the philosophies of certain authors relative to reading readiness in the first grade. Comparative data are included on evidences of the need for reading-readiness program, major factors involved, and desirable types of activities. The purpose of the study is to determine the apparent agreement or disparity found in current educational literature.
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An Evaluation of Audio-Visual Instruction in Low-First Grade Reading

An Evaluation of Audio-Visual Instruction in Low-First Grade Reading

Date: 1947
Creator: Keith, Flora Fay
Description: The problem of this investigation was two fold: first, to obtain information on available auditory and visual aids adaptable to teaching reading on the low-first-grade level; and second, to determine the progress in general reading efficiency of three groups of beginning readers who were taught by three different methods.
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