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Central Washington University

Academic theses

Educational Methods

1959

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Investigating The Feasibility Of An Extended School Year For Teachers Of The Yucaipa School District, J. Denton Palmer Aug 1959

Investigating The Feasibility Of An Extended School Year For Teachers Of The Yucaipa School District, J. Denton Palmer

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine whether an extended school year for teachers (1) would solve the need for career teachers, (2) would be feasible to operate, and (3) would meet the needs of the teacher and community.


A Development Of Catalog Form And Content For Community Resource Materials, Alva L. Shriner Aug 1959

A Development Of Catalog Form And Content For Community Resource Materials, Alva L. Shriner

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to develop a format to assist in a more adequate cataloging of community resource materials for use in the public school curriculum of Yakima, Washington. More specifically, the problem was to find answers to the following questions: (1) What information is needed in a community resources catalog, and (2) How can the information be organized to be most useful?


A Folk Dance Program For Fourth, Fifth, And Sixth Grades, Alene Johnson Wesselius Aug 1959

A Folk Dance Program For Fourth, Fifth, And Sixth Grades, Alene Johnson Wesselius

All Master's Theses

This study was made (1) to determine the present folk dance trends in the elementary grades of public schools in the City of Yakima, Washington, (2) to point out the value of folk dance in elementary education, and (3) to help teachers present to boys and girls in grades four through six the dances suitable for these grades.


An Investigation Of The Demonstration Method For Teaching Critical Thinking In Elementary School Science, John Gilbert Eyres Aug 1959

An Investigation Of The Demonstration Method For Teaching Critical Thinking In Elementary School Science, John Gilbert Eyres

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine (1) the effectiveness of the demonstration method, as used in science on the elementary school level, in teaching the critical thinking ability; (2) whether a reliable testing device could be designed to measure critical thinking ability at the elementary school level; and (3) whether there exists a relationship between the mental ability of elementary school children and their ability to do critical thinking.


Parent-Teacher Conference Practices Of The Elementary Schools In Chelan And Douglas Counties, Washington, Gene Anderson Aug 1959

Parent-Teacher Conference Practices Of The Elementary Schools In Chelan And Douglas Counties, Washington, Gene Anderson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was threefold: (1) to attempt to disclose how frequently and to what extent parent-teacher conferences are being used as a means of reporting to and counseling with parents in the elementary schools of Chelan and Douglas counties in Washington State; (2) to examine contemporary literature regarding parent-teacher conferences, and (3) to draw implications about current practices in Chelan and Douglas counties.


An Experimental Study In Reporting Pupil Progress Through Parent-Teacher Conferences As A Supplement To Report Cards In The Wishram, Washington, Elementary School, Orville G. Ransford Aug 1959

An Experimental Study In Reporting Pupil Progress Through Parent-Teacher Conferences As A Supplement To Report Cards In The Wishram, Washington, Elementary School, Orville G. Ransford

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine if the values derived from parent-teacher conferences used as a supplement to report cards would be worth while in the Wishram, Washington, Elementary School.


A Study Of The Creative Use Of Discarded Light Metal For The Secondary School Art Program, Alma Eastwood Mcconnell Jun 1959

A Study Of The Creative Use Of Discarded Light Metal For The Secondary School Art Program, Alma Eastwood Mcconnell

All Master's Theses

Now that metal sculpture has become a recognized art form, some opportunity for work with this medium properly belongs in the school art class. A readily available source of supply for light metal material is discarded metal containers. The problem which has been dealt with in this study has been to adapt to creative expression this waste metal from cans, using only the most simplified processes.