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A Study Of Teacher Production Of Two By Two Inch Photographic Projection Slides For Classroom Instruction, Samuel Wesley Peach Aug 1952

A Study Of Teacher Production Of Two By Two Inch Photographic Projection Slides For Classroom Instruction, Samuel Wesley Peach

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the area of teacher-constructed photographic slides: to consider the feasibility of such projects, the qualities desirable in teaching slides, and the techniques of production.


The Use Of Parent Conferences As A Means Of Reporting And Guiding Pupil Progress In The Elementary School, Harmon L. Schinbeckler Aug 1952

The Use Of Parent Conferences As A Means Of Reporting And Guiding Pupil Progress In The Elementary School, Harmon L. Schinbeckler

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this report is to explain how the principal and faculty of Duwamish School in King county, Washington, introduced, initiated, and followed up a change in the form of reporting to parents to include the use of parent-teacher conferences.


Promotion And Non-Promotion In The Elementary School, Frank Carothers Aug 1952

Promotion And Non-Promotion In The Elementary School, Frank Carothers

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to find out the facts concerning pupil promotion and non-promotion in the elementary school and to make recommendations to public schools which might enable pupils to progress through school in a more orderly manner.


A Study To Determine The Sources Of Friction Between Parents And The Yakima Public Schools, Clifford Albert Erickson Aug 1952

A Study To Determine The Sources Of Friction Between Parents And The Yakima Public Schools, Clifford Albert Erickson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are threefold: 1. To study recorded individual complaints directed at a Class A public school system during the period of one full year. 2. To identify the source of these misunderstandings and possibly the reasons for their occurrence. 3. To suggest some common methods of dealing with parents and the public at large in an effort to eliminate the criticisms.


An Art Guide For Classroom Teachers At The Kindergarten Primary Level, Phoebe Florence Kiser Jul 1952

An Art Guide For Classroom Teachers At The Kindergarten Primary Level, Phoebe Florence Kiser

All Master's Theses

This handbook has been prepared to assist classroom teachers in developing an effective program of art education. It is intended to provide teachers with a guide which may help them to help themselves in the teaching of primary art.


Spelling In The Elementary School, Orin Colbert Jun 1952

Spelling In The Elementary School, Orin Colbert

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to increase the knowledge and background of the writer in the area of spelling. By using a documentary form of research the writer attempts to bring together under one source some of the more important investigation in several different areas of spelling.


An Organization Of Study Units For Listening Lessons Based On Selected Material From The Rca Victor Record Library For Elementary Schools, Bessie R. Swanson Jan 1952

An Organization Of Study Units For Listening Lessons Based On Selected Material From The Rca Victor Record Library For Elementary Schools, Bessie R. Swanson

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the contributions which the use of recorded music may make toward the fulfillment of the objectives of elementary school music education; (2) to determine the directions of musical growth to be fostered through, and some valid teaching principles relative to music listening activities in the elementary school classroom; (3) to make suggestions as to the teaching techniques and the organization of the selected recorded materials which may assist the classroom teacher in promoting a climate favorable to the development of maximum musical growth in each student.


Principles Underlying The Effective Use Of A Lay Advisory Committee In Solving A Community Education Problem, Bruce Martin Kent Jan 1952

Principles Underlying The Effective Use Of A Lay Advisory Committee In Solving A Community Education Problem, Bruce Martin Kent

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Minutes Of A Meeting Of The Mississippi State Textbook Purchasing Board (Series 1), Mississippi State Textbook Purchasing Board, Mississippi State Textbook Procurement Commission Jan 1952

Minutes Of A Meeting Of The Mississippi State Textbook Purchasing Board (Series 1), Mississippi State Textbook Purchasing Board, Mississippi State Textbook Procurement Commission

Minutes of the Mississippi State Textbook Purchasing Board

No abstract provided.


Anthology And Procedures In Poetry Presentation For Grades One And Two, Norma Craig Aug 1951

Anthology And Procedures In Poetry Presentation For Grades One And Two, Norma Craig

All Master's Theses

The results of the various studies seem to indicate that the vast majority of children do enjoy poetry. The problem remains to select poems that will appeal to first and second graders. The choice of suitable poetry is made easier if one understands the underlying principles regarding its selection.


Diagnostic And Therapeutic Procedures In Speech Correction For Primary Teachers, Lila M. Brattkus Aug 1951

Diagnostic And Therapeutic Procedures In Speech Correction For Primary Teachers, Lila M. Brattkus

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study have been to report the number and types of speech disorders that might be found in a typical first grade classroom, to show the need for and the value of an articulation analysis, and to suggest ways in which the classroom teachers may help children with speech problems become better adjusted individuals.


Student Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities, George Craig Anderson Aug 1951

Student Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities, George Craig Anderson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of student participation in the extra-curricular activities of the Toppenish High School according to socioeconomic status and according to the distances of students’ homes from school.


An Experiment With Mineral Pigments In A Prepared Frit, Cecelia Long Aug 1951

An Experiment With Mineral Pigments In A Prepared Frit, Cecelia Long

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the writer to conduct a series of line blend experiments with mineral pigments in a prepared fritted glaze with the intention of finding: (1) the effects of the different mineral pigments, and (2) the desired quantities of these coloring agents in a given glaze. It was expected that the experiment would result in a set of sample tiles which could then be used in teaching.


The Relationship Of Physical Education To Guidance, Raymond J. Patrick Aug 1951

The Relationship Of Physical Education To Guidance, Raymond J. Patrick

All Master's Theses

The physical education program has been examined for guidance possibilities in respect to: the development of proper attitudes, the development of social behavior patterns, the guidance of proper physical development, the development of democratic living, the development of proper leisure time activities, the development of proper leadership qualities, the development of responsibility and cooperation and the cultivation of respect for the abilities and/or disabilities of others.


A Study Of Group Dynamics As A Classroom Process, C. Bruce Schwarck Aug 1951

A Study Of Group Dynamics As A Classroom Process, C. Bruce Schwarck

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was threefold: 1. To review the literature on the subject of group dynamics as it applies to classroom situations. 2. To watch some of the techniques in operation with a group of eighth grade students in United States history. 3. To learn how teaching can be made more effective through utilization of group dynamics.


School Excursions, Phoebe Jones Ulery Aug 1951

School Excursions, Phoebe Jones Ulery

All Master's Theses

The use of school excursions has become widespread in recent years. This is a result of the desire to capitalize on all instructional opportunities and materials, a new appreciation of the educational possibilities of the school trip, and a wider knowledge of the mechanics of the excursion technique.


A Survey Of The Physical Education Program For Boys In South Dakota Public Secondary Schools, Glen Wilbur Wright Aug 1951

A Survey Of The Physical Education Program For Boys In South Dakota Public Secondary Schools, Glen Wilbur Wright

All Master's Theses

The main purpose for conducting this study was to determine the status of physical education, the facilities available, and the preparation and qualifications of the personnel who were conducting the programs in the public secondary schools in the State of South Dakota. The findings of the survey may be of value to physical education students, to public school administrators, to the colleges of the State and to the Department of Public Instruction.


A Course Of Study For General Chemistry, Paul E. Kerrick Jul 1951

A Course Of Study For General Chemistry, Paul E. Kerrick

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

  1. This study should help the teacher create a greater interest among the students for chemistry. The study should enable the teacher to do better teaching.
  2. The study was prompted by a felt need on the part of the writer and to satisfy the partial requirements for a Masters degree.
  3. The study involves three main divisions:
    1. A course of study in chemistry consisting of an introduction.
    2. A course of study in chemistry consisting of nine developed units.
    3. The means of evaluating a course of study.
  1. The scope of the study includes an introduction to chemistry usually taught in high school.
  2. Materials ...


Student Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities, Bennette Kirk Bedford Jun 1951

Student Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities, Bennette Kirk Bedford

All Master's Theses

A study of student participation in extra-curricular activities in the Ellensburg Junior and Senior High Schools was thought advisable in view of the increased attention and study being devoted to this area throughout the nation. Leading educators have implied that such activities are a significant part of any school system. However, until recent years, attempts to make effective use of these facilities have often been neglected.


The Relationship Between Freshman Entrance Examination Scores And Academic Success In The Curriculum Of Central Washington College Of Education, John O'Donahue Jun 1951

The Relationship Between Freshman Entrance Examination Scores And Academic Success In The Curriculum Of Central Washington College Of Education, John O'Donahue

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study is to determine the magnitude and the direction of the relationship which exists between certain abilities as measured by Freshman Entrance Examinations employed at this college and subsequent success in the academic aspect of college life.


A Study Of Spelling Growth In Two Different Teaching Procedures, Richard Norbert Louis Aug 1950

A Study Of Spelling Growth In Two Different Teaching Procedures, Richard Norbert Louis

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study is to determine the amount of spelling growth made by children in two distinct teaching procedures. These two procedures which are being studied and evaluated are the ”learning of spelling by listening ”, and the “learning of spelling by the pre-test method”.


The Use Of Local Photographic Material In The Development Of Social Studies Units For The Intermediate Grades, Myrtle E. Larrabee Aug 1950

The Use Of Local Photographic Material In The Development Of Social Studies Units For The Intermediate Grades, Myrtle E. Larrabee

All Master's Theses

There has been a double purpose in preparing and writing this thesis. One purpose was to meet the needs of the teachers and pupils of North Central Washington for materials to be used in carrying out local units in the social subjects fields. A second purpose was to provide for the interests that children have in other cultures, such as the study of American Indian life; of information and data concerning pioneer life, and to foster and appreciation of what the generation before has done to make life in North Central Washington what it is today.


Education Through Camping, Claude C. Pollock Aug 1950

Education Through Camping, Claude C. Pollock

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this report was to provide a brief history of camping in the United States, an account of the Auburn, Washington School District’s elementary summer school pilot and first year camping program, the first in Washington State, and to present the education benefits of such a program.


A Critical Analysis Of The Training Of The Homeroom Music Teacher, Ivan A. Hill Jul 1950

A Critical Analysis Of The Training Of The Homeroom Music Teacher, Ivan A. Hill

All Master's Theses

A study of the background and development of the teaching of homeroom music shows that there is an ever-increasing need for an understanding of the many problems which face the administrators, the teachers, and the teacher education institutions. This study of the training of the homeroom music teacher was made for the purpose of defining and analyzing these problems, as they apply to situations in the state of Washington, and determining, from the opinions of teachers and principals now concerned with the situation, what might be best done to improve present conditions in order to insure effective continuation of the ...


A Study Of Failure And Non-Promotion In The Yakima Elementary Schools, Willis Grayer Graham Jun 1950

A Study Of Failure And Non-Promotion In The Yakima Elementary Schools, Willis Grayer Graham

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to ascertain the incidence of pupil failure and non-promotion of a group of elementary school children. This can be determined by (1) finding the number and percentage of pupils who failed at some point from First Grade through Fifth Grade, and who now are enrolled in the Sixth Grade of the elementary schools of Yakima, Washington, (2) finding the annual rate of failure of this group of children, (3) determining the number of pupil failures the occurred, including a record of failing pupils who failed once, twice, or three or more times, and (4 ...


A Study Of Teacher Constructed Audio-Visual Aids, Marvin Joseph Schroeder Jun 1950

A Study Of Teacher Constructed Audio-Visual Aids, Marvin Joseph Schroeder

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine which teacher constructed audio-visual aids, as evaluated by a sample of audio-visual coordinators, are considered to be the most valuable for classroom use and which materials and equipment are needed for the construction and utilization of these aids.


The Status And Administration Of Audio-Visual Aids In The Public Schools Of New Mexico, Everett Miller May 1950

The Status And Administration Of Audio-Visual Aids In The Public Schools Of New Mexico, Everett Miller

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

It is the purpose of this study (1) to survey the administration of the audio-visual programs in the public schools of New Mexico and (2) to show either the equality or inequality of this type of education in different school districts of the state.


A Study Of Procedures Used By Teachers With Pupils On Educational Trips To Williamsburg, Virginia, Florence Dickerson Graham Jan 1950

A Study Of Procedures Used By Teachers With Pupils On Educational Trips To Williamsburg, Virginia, Florence Dickerson Graham

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Proposed Twelve-Year Required Physical Education Program For The Kelso Public Schools., Harold Naubert Aug 1949

A Proposed Twelve-Year Required Physical Education Program For The Kelso Public Schools., Harold Naubert

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this field study is to establish a twelve-year graded physical education program which might be used beneficially in the public school system of Kelso, Washington.


The Bowing Approach To Cello Playing, John C. Hopkins Jun 1949

The Bowing Approach To Cello Playing, John C. Hopkins

All Master's Theses

Too many cellists after several years of study have become comparatively far advanced and still are not completely acquainted with the instrument as a whole. Their practice has been confined to one string at a time, with the result that the student may have developed a position to fit that particular string, a position which enabled him to get at it with the least amount of trouble. In this method each exercise covers the entire range of the instrument in first position; each string is played on from the start. This procedure will force the student to adopt a playing ...