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An Investigation Of Current Educational Practices For Providing For Gifted Children In The Elementary Schools Of The State Of Washington, Earl Frederick Knuth Aug 1953

An Investigation Of Current Educational Practices For Providing For Gifted Children In The Elementary Schools Of The State Of Washington, Earl Frederick Knuth

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the current practices of the elementary schools in the State of Washington in providing for the educational needs of their gifted children, with the ultimate goal of discovering new practices that would be useful to the elementary schools of Yakima, Washington.


A Comparative Study Of Methods Of Reporting Pupil Progress To Parents In The Elementary Schools, Harry E. Haynes Aug 1953

A Comparative Study Of Methods Of Reporting Pupil Progress To Parents In The Elementary Schools, Harry E. Haynes

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey the trends of reporting to parents in selected communities. From this and from the study of literature on the national level, it was hoped that the good points of the cross section could be taken and used as the bases for a new reporting system in Lewiston elementary schools.


Juvenile Delinquency - Can It Be Measured, Glenn Robert Jacobsen Aug 1953

Juvenile Delinquency - Can It Be Measured, Glenn Robert Jacobsen

All Master's Theses

In this thesis the ultimate goal has been that, in the interpretations of its findings, teachers, administrators, educators and parents might find enlightenment in terms of possible approaches to the problems of eliminating or controlling causation factors in delinquency to the benefit of the students, the schools, and the community.


Music Appreciation For Junior High By The Contract Method, Mildred I. Forsling Jul 1953

Music Appreciation For Junior High By The Contract Method, Mildred I. Forsling

All Master's Theses

In reality the contract method is not new to the field of education. In order to teach music appreciation by the contract method, the instructor sets up a series of work units. Around each unit he devises a guide sheet which suggests a designated number of activities which the student may pursue outside the classroom.


Parent-Teacher Conferences In The Elementary School, Donald C. Crosland Jul 1953

Parent-Teacher Conferences In The Elementary School, Donald C. Crosland

All Master's Theses

This paper is a review of the parent-teacher conference on a group and individual basis. It outlines difficulties, resources and preparation, and the benefits of conducting these conferences.


Educational Administration And Public Relations, Glenn D. Vanderpool Jun 1953

Educational Administration And Public Relations, Glenn D. Vanderpool

All Master's Theses

This paper will attempt to analyze the qualifications and characteristics needed by an Educational Administrator to maintain desired public relations. Also Public Relations will be discussed as it applies to public schools in general and to the Educational Administrator specifically.


A Study Of The Industrial Arts Safety Conditions In The County And City Public Schools Of Yakima, Washington, Stanley Arthur Dudley May 1953

A Study Of The Industrial Arts Safety Conditions In The County And City Public Schools Of Yakima, Washington, Stanley Arthur Dudley

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to make a study of the research that has been done in the field of safety in the industrial arts woodshop programs and to compare the recommendations, as they are found, with the actual existing circumstances in the junior and senior high schools of the county of Yakima.


The Identification And Education Of The Gifted Child In The Regular Classroom, Charles M. Chapman Feb 1953

The Identification And Education Of The Gifted Child In The Regular Classroom, Charles M. Chapman

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to prepare the way for a better understanding of the mentally gifted child and how his needs can best be met in the regular classroom.


Some Interesting Projects In Foundry, Paul M. Paulson Jan 1953

Some Interesting Projects In Foundry, Paul M. Paulson

All Master's Theses

The topic of this study was to present some techniques and practices in the area of foundry to teachers in the field of industrial arts. Step by step procedures were used along with graphic illustrations to give the reader a better understanding of the study.


An Informal Experiment With The Small Group Technic, Mildred E. White Dec 1952

An Informal Experiment With The Small Group Technic, Mildred E. White

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this informal experiment in group work with children in a fourth grade classroom is two-fold: first, to describe and amplify the use of the small group technic in a classroom situation, and second, to show what relationship there may be between the use of the small group technic and changes in group belongingness and individual behavior.


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.


A History And Evaluation Of A Small District’S Elementary School Camping Program, Jack Edward Kittell Aug 1952

A History And Evaluation Of A Small District’S Elementary School Camping Program, Jack Edward Kittell

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to enable the writer to gain a knowledge of school camping programs; (2) to develop criteria for the establishment of successful school camping programs; and (3) to outline a definite program of procedures for the establishment of a school camping program for seventh grade pupils.


Criteria For The Selection Of Classroom Films, John A. Lynn Aug 1952

Criteria For The Selection Of Classroom Films, John A. Lynn

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper to justify and describe a systematic approach to the appraisal and selection of classroom films in the light of the current literature on the problem – to formulate a set of criteria which can be used in film selection, and to compile these criteria into a form which will invite use by the classroom teacher.


The Responsibility Of Schools For Meeting The Leisure Time Needs Of The Community, Gerald M. Hanft Aug 1952

The Responsibility Of Schools For Meeting The Leisure Time Needs Of The Community, Gerald M. Hanft

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper was to determine the extent to which authorities in the fields of recreation and education consider the leisure time needs of the community as a responsibility of schools. The author has also attempted to show what changes must take place in educational patterns if schools are to meet these leisure time needs.


Radio Listening Habits Of High School Students Concerning Music, Lyle Manson Aug 1952

Radio Listening Habits Of High School Students Concerning Music, Lyle Manson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this survey was to determine the radio listening habits of Kittitas County high school students’ musical tastes, and how they related to different personal factors of the high school student’s every day life.


Problems Of Attendance In The Elementary School, Keith E. Haskins Aug 1952

Problems Of Attendance In The Elementary School, Keith E. Haskins

All Master's Theses

Although education is essentially a state function, the very nature of school attendance makes it primarily a local administrative problem. Therefore, the purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To explore certain problems of pupil attendance on the elementary school level. 2. To identify and study problems which directly affect school attendance adversely. 3. To discover possible administrative policies which might be used in the improvement of school attendance.


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.


A Job Analysis Of High School Principalships In Yakima County, Robert Schmelzlee Aug 1952

A Job Analysis Of High School Principalships In Yakima County, Robert Schmelzlee

All Master's Theses

The object of this study is to make an investigation of the status of the high school principal in Yakima County. This paper will attempt to answer a few of the more important questions that are frequently asked concerning the principal and his work.


Industrial Arts In The Junior High School, Grant Eugene Shelby Aug 1952

Industrial Arts In The Junior High School, Grant Eugene Shelby

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper has been two-fold. First to trace the history and philosophy of industrial arts from antiquity to the present, with emphasis upon the present. Second, a program for the small Junior High School has been proposed that is in accordance with the modern day purpose and objectives of industrial arts.


How To Use Local Clays In School Ceramics, Warren R. Scott Aug 1952

How To Use Local Clays In School Ceramics, Warren R. Scott

All Master's Theses

The object of this paper is to assist the ceramics teacher in experimentation with local clays. The use of local clays has a definite esthetic value, especially when the teacher makes use of all of the instructional aids associated with the geology and industrial–ceramic aspects which may be incorporated with field trips and the experimentation and processing necessary to make the clay useful.


A Status Study Of Parent-Teacher Conferences In First-Class Districts In The State Of Washington, Ada O. Shockley Aug 1952

A Status Study Of Parent-Teacher Conferences In First-Class Districts In The State Of Washington, Ada O. Shockley

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper was threefold: (1) to point out that every school, regardless of size, needs some type of effective induction for beginning teachers; (2) to explain the phases of an induction program; (3) and to whom certain responsibilities should be delegated.


A Survey Of The Status Of The Athletic Coach Of The Public Secondary Schools In The Yakima Valley, Phillip Mirosh Aug 1952

A Survey Of The Status Of The Athletic Coach Of The Public Secondary Schools In The Yakima Valley, Phillip Mirosh

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study is to attempt to determine the administrative responsibility, academic training, and tenure of athletic coaches in public secondary schools in the Yakima Valley. It is desired that this study will serve as an aid in improving the coach’s status in the Yakima Valley; and to identify the true position of the athletic coaches in the over-all educational picture.


A Survey Of Unusual Features In Public School Buildings In The State Of Washington, James Jerry Oechsner Aug 1952

A Survey Of Unusual Features In Public School Buildings In The State Of Washington, James Jerry Oechsner

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper to present the result of a composite survey of unusual features in new school buildings throughout the state of Washington. The writer does not desire to present the common characteristics of size, shape or description of the conventionally planned schools, but rather his aim will be to present the results of a survey revealing many unusual and accommodating features as they are being incorporated in modern plants.


Orientation Of The New Teacher For Achieving Successful Emotional Adjustment, James Nichols Pendleton Jr. Jul 1952

Orientation Of The New Teacher For Achieving Successful Emotional Adjustment, James Nichols Pendleton Jr.

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper to (1) review the investigations and articles by psychologists and educators respecting evidence and extent of maladjustment in teachers, and the consequent effect of such teacher personalities on children; and, premised on the assumption that many teacher maladjustments with their resultant inadequacies are a consequence of unhappy teaching experiences, (2) to investigate areas for conditioning teacher adjustment, with particular attention to reviewing orientation methods and procedures for new teachers and teachers new to the school system.


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.


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.


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.


Classroom Lighting, Walter Andrew Hotsko Aug 1950

Classroom Lighting, Walter Andrew Hotsko

All Master's Theses

The amount of light needed to produce the most efficient work is still subject to controversy. An adequate amount is recommended by everyone, but the definition of adequate varies as is evidenced in the amount of foot-candles suggested. But the emphasis now has shifted from "how much light should we have" to "how well can we see." Quantity and quality may now be regarded as the twin requirements for good lighting. This new look in school lighting can be summarized in two words--brightness control. It involves the control of brightnesses of everything in the visual field. This new emphasis not ...