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Learning Through Purposeful Activities In The Lower Grades, Lallie Rose Weber Jul 1939

Learning Through Purposeful Activities In The Lower Grades, Lallie Rose Weber

Master's Theses

The specific problem or this thesis which is to determine whether children of the first grade who have had certain specific activities in connection with their regular school work achieve more and make better progress than children of the same grade who have not had experience in such activities. The particular activities in this experimental investigation were: (a) the "reading library"; (b) the "toy library".


Supreme Court Decisions In Kansas Affecting The Organizing Of Schools, Floyd S. Hadley Jul 1939

Supreme Court Decisions In Kansas Affecting The Organizing Of Schools, Floyd S. Hadley

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is to review supreme court decisions in Kansas affecting the organization of schools.


The Scope And The Growth Of The Janitor-Engineer Schools., Arthur R. Lentfer Jul 1939

The Scope And The Growth Of The Janitor-Engineer Schools., Arthur R. Lentfer

Master's Theses

In recent years improvement in the quality of school buildings, equipment and supplies, qualifications of administrators, supervisors, teachers and almost all other employees have been advanced. Likewise requirements and standards for school janitors have begun or are increasing. Janitor-Engineer schools found within the borders of the United States, with special emphasis on the schools of Kansas, represent the scope of this study.


A Study In The Adaptability Of Text Book Content In Meeting Present Rural School Pupil Achievement In Music, Otto Weigel May 1939

A Study In The Adaptability Of Text Book Content In Meeting Present Rural School Pupil Achievement In Music, Otto Weigel

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is this: the writer believes that the present level of achievement of rural school pupils is somewhat below what it should be to successfully master materials in the ordinary music textbooks as now written and adapted in this state. He believes that study of this problem will be beneficial in the matter of writing future materials or in rearranging the program in music for rural school pupils.


A Comparison Of Scholarship Ratings Of High School Graduates Who Participate And Those Who Do Not Participate In Extra-Curricular Activities, Ehrenfried E. Breugel Mar 1939

A Comparison Of Scholarship Ratings Of High School Graduates Who Participate And Those Who Do Not Participate In Extra-Curricular Activities, Ehrenfried E. Breugel

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this thesis is, “A comparison of scholarship ratings of high school graduates who participate and those who do not participate in extra-curricular activities.” The scope of extra-curricular activities varies with the size of the school and its equipment. It is therefore necessary in this study to limit extra-curricular activities to these particulars: athletics, music, clubs, debate, and dramatics, in order to have a definite basis for comparison.


Supreme Court Decisions In Kansas Affecting The Status Of Employed Teachers, Leo J. Rogers Jan 1939

Supreme Court Decisions In Kansas Affecting The Status Of Employed Teachers, Leo J. Rogers

Master's Theses

The Supreme Court as the highest tribunal in the State of Kansas has from time to time during the Statehood of Kansas rendered decisions that are of importance in settling controversies between teachers and school district boards. In any state there is a need for higher court to see that justice is meted out to those who, through some misunderstanding, become involved in conflicting ideas or opinions. Since time immortal there has been conflicting ideas and opinions in all societies and institutions. One result of which is our Supreme Court set-up. The purpose of this thesis is to review the ...