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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Applying Democratic Principles to Social Studies Practices

Applying Democratic Principles to Social Studies Practices

Date: 1947
Creator: Armstrong, Vernon L.
Description: The problem is to determine how a philosophy of democracy can be translated into democratic action in teaching social studies in the senior high school.
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The Relationship Between Specific Reading Skills and Selected Areas of Sixth-Grade Achievement in Central School, Garland, Texas

The Relationship Between Specific Reading Skills and Selected Areas of Sixth-Grade Achievement in Central School, Garland, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Keeley, Annie
Description: The problem of this study is to determine whether or not superior reading ability in a given reading skill is significantly related to successful achievement in each of the three areas of arithmetic, social studies, and science, and to determine whether or not the different reading skills are related to areas of achievement in different ways.
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A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

Date: 1950
Creator: Thompson, Mary Alice
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of the adopted textbooks for the sixth and seventh grades in social studies in the public schools of Texas from 1913 until the present time, 1949, to determine changes in concepts of presenting and teaching social studies during this time.
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An Evaluation of the Approaches to the Social Studies

An Evaluation of the Approaches to the Social Studies

Date: 1941
Creator: Golson, L. R.
Description: This study involves the examination of the major approaches to the social sciences in order to discover whether they are so arranged as to insure democratic practices that are implied or expressed in the Declaration of Independence, the preamble to the Constitution, and the Constitution. It involves the study of the philosophy underlying American democracy of "the yesterdays" and today. A further exploration is made to determine whether the various approaches are based on what psychology has discovered as to the way in which effective learning takes place.
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An Evaluation of Junior High School Social Studies

An Evaluation of Junior High School Social Studies

Date: 1942
Creator: Wyatt, Rose Benton
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine as accurately as possible the needs of adolescents in the junior high school and the extent to which these needs are being met by certain social-studies programs.
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The Development of the Motion Picture Program in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, and an Evaluation of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Third- and Sixth-Grade Social Studies

The Development of the Motion Picture Program in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, and an Evaluation of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Third- and Sixth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1950
Creator: Melton, Grady
Description: The purpose of this study is to show the development of the motion picture program as a teaching aid in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, to determine the value of the motion pictures in the social-studies program, with special emphasis upon learning and retention of facts and general information at the third- and sixth-grade levels, and to induce all teachers of the faculty to use the motion picture as a tool for a happier and more meaningful learning experience for boys and girls.
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The Relationship Existing between Reading and the Social Studies in the Waelder Elementary School

The Relationship Existing between Reading and the Social Studies in the Waelder Elementary School

Date: 1941
Creator: Neal, Jewell
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what degree, if any, relationship exists between reading and social studies in the intermediate grades of the Waelder Elementary School, and then to determine means of using reading as a tool to aid children in their social studies.
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The Influence of Audio-Visual Aids in Eighth-Grade Social Studies

The Influence of Audio-Visual Aids in Eighth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1950
Creator: Moore, Mary Frances Ferguson
Description: The problem of this study is to determine, if possible, whether any significant difference in achievement existed when the eighth-grade social studies were taught by two methods; namely, the textual method and the textual method supplemented by audio-visual aids.
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An Analysis of Approaches to Curriculum-Making in the Social Studies Program of the Junior High School

An Analysis of Approaches to Curriculum-Making in the Social Studies Program of the Junior High School

Date: 1944
Creator: Wade, Lelia Jeanette
Description: The general purpose of this problem is to set forth needed information necessary to the progress of the social studies program in the junior high school.
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