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A Study Of The Summer Remedial Reading Program Of The Ellinwood Kansas Elementary School, Manly Huber Nov 1951

A Study Of The Summer Remedial Reading Program Of The Ellinwood Kansas Elementary School, Manly Huber

Master's Theses

Beginning in 1949 a remedial summer school session was held in the Ellinwood Elementary School to help the pupils who had failed to advance with their groups or whose achievement was low. This investigation was designed to study the summer school program for the purpose of justifying its continuance or to show the effort to be of insignificant educational value and , therefore, no more than a keep -them-off-the-street plan . Although the summer school -included only the subjects of reading, arithmetic, and spelling, the study was limited to the remedial reading division of the summer of 1949 during which there were ...


A Study Of High School Graduates, Walter Ewy Jul 1951

A Study Of High School Graduates, Walter Ewy

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this report is to portray the results or findings of a survey conducted as a "Follow-up study of the graduates of the Stafford High School."


An Annotated Bibliography Of Suggested Free Reading For The Seventh Grade, John Sipe Jul 1951

An Annotated Bibliography Of Suggested Free Reading For The Seventh Grade, John Sipe

Master's Theses

The writer, in an attempt to encourage the free-reading habits of seventh grade students, has felt a definite need for a list of good books of different classes. This list would serve as a ready source for making recommendations to students according to their interests. A great number of bibliographies were available, but none could be found by the writer which would give an overall view of reading interests and still be concise enough for use as a quick reference. It is from this felt need for an easily accessible reference list that the basis for this study arose. Specifically ...


The Evolution Of The Common School System Of Ellis County, Kansas, Hyacinth S. Roth May 1951

The Evolution Of The Common School System Of Ellis County, Kansas, Hyacinth S. Roth

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis was to obtain as nearly as possible the essential facts and data concerning The Evolution of Schools in Ellis County, Kansas . The period covered in this school evolution dates back to the year 1868 when the legislature defined the boundaries in conformity with a petition presented to the Governor by the citizens in the fall of 1867, asking for organization, to the present year of 1950. Here is a period of eighty-two years during which time Ellis County has developed educationally from the crude school of that day to its present modern school system. It ...


The Relationship Of Eighth Grade Pupil Achievement To Teacher Preparation And Experience, Victor O. Ward May 1951

The Relationship Of Eighth Grade Pupil Achievement To Teacher Preparation And Experience, Victor O. Ward

Master's Theses

Many questions may be raised concerning the relationship in achievement that lies between the pupil on the one hand and the experience and training of the teacher on the other. Parents, school officials, and others interested in the efficiency of schools have raised such questions as these, "does teacher preparation and experience materially effect pupil achievement" or, “does the standardization of a school have an effect upon pupil achievement?” Answers pro and con are to be found to these questions, some based upon careful study and inquiry and others on mere subjective opinion. The writer of this thesis has had ...


Public Textbook Selection In Forty-Eight States, Victor A. Durrance May 1951

Public Textbook Selection In Forty-Eight States, Victor A. Durrance

Master's Theses

The specific objective of this study is to determine, if possible, the method by which each state selects its textbooks. The problem of public textbook selection thus resolves itself into two parts, i.e., the selection of textbooks for the elementary schools and the selection of textbooks for the high schools.


Instrumental Music In Western Kansas Public Schools, Harold G. Palmer Jan 1951

Instrumental Music In Western Kansas Public Schools, Harold G. Palmer

Master's Theses

Instrumental Music (bands) in Western Kansas Public Schools is the problem under investigation in this study and is an effort to determine to what extent instrumental music has grown during the past ten years and to ascertain and appraise the methods of procedure , organization and administration used in the development of the school band in Western Kansas Schools.