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Engaging Literacy Activities A Case Study, Tiffanie Dawn Meridth May 2013

Engaging Literacy Activities A Case Study, Tiffanie Dawn Meridth

All Graduate Projects

The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State has adopted Common Core Standards. The reading curriculum given to teachers most often reflects the appropriate grade level materials, but does not necessarily meet common core standards, engage students in learning, or prepare students to pass the end of year exams. In this study, engaging classroom literacy activities will be developed and aligned with learning targets associated with common core standards for sixth grade students. A variety of materials will be used for activities to include: novel sets, picture books, social studies curriculum, and additional teacher resources. It ...


Preparing Algebra Students For Washington State’S End Of Course Exam, Mallory Jane Neher Jul 2011

Preparing Algebra Students For Washington State’S End Of Course Exam, Mallory Jane Neher

All Graduate Projects

This project was a response to the changes in the Washington State math assessments for high school students. Algebra was the focus of this curriculum alignment and resources were created to better help Washington State students pass their Algebra End of Course exam. A significant part of the project was the course-pacing guide, standards mapping, and integrated content and language objectives that were written for key lessons that specifically addressed state standards. Lastly, there was a tool designed for students to monitor and track their own progress with the Algebra state standards.


A Cad/Cam/Cnc Curriculum For High School Students, Cory Patrick Torppa Jun 2010

A Cad/Cam/Cnc Curriculum For High School Students, Cory Patrick Torppa

All Graduate Projects

The need for CAD/CAM/CNC curriculum for Washington State was researched. Based on research a resource workbook for CAD/CAM/CNC was in demand. In order to meet the demand for CAD/CAM/CNC curriculum and bridge the gap between the state standards, drafting frameworks, STEM curriculum, increased focus on implementation within multiple disciplines, providing a starting point for teachers who want to use CNC machinery in their program, and prepare students for quality jobs and careers related to CAD/CAM/CNC, a workbook was created. The workbook includes 27 hands-on lessons and projects, student handouts, applied STEM problems ...


Relationships Between The Degree Of Restructuring In Western Washington Elementary Schools And The Results On Criterion Referenced 4th Grade Assessments For Reading, Mathematics, Writing, And Listening, Gary C. Newbill Aug 1999

Relationships Between The Degree Of Restructuring In Western Washington Elementary Schools And The Results On Criterion Referenced 4th Grade Assessments For Reading, Mathematics, Writing, And Listening, Gary C. Newbill

Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to explore relationships between the degree of school restructuring in Western Washington elementary schools and results on criterion referenced tests for reading, writing, mathematics, and listening, administered to 4th grade students in 1997. The sample of convenience included 47 elementary schools from 4 Puget Sound counties.

The current study extended a larger project on educational reform conducted by 7 researchers under the direction of Professor J. T. Fouts. This research explored relationships between the degree of school restructuring, a construct developed through factor analysis of classroom teacher responses on the School Practices and ...


A Service Delivery Model For A Handicapped Preschool In A Rural Area, Karen Louise Holenbeck Aug 1981

A Service Delivery Model For A Handicapped Preschool In A Rural Area, Karen Louise Holenbeck

All Graduate Projects

A preschool model for 3-5 year old rural handicapped children is based on developmental skills in the areas of receptive and expressive language acquisition, fine and gross motor movement and beginning cognitive skills. Also included, to facilitate the establishment of a new rural preschool is a list of materials needed to begin the program and a list of free and low cost legal, medical, and assessment services. The need for rural preschool programs is discussed as well as reasons for growth of preschool in Washington state.


A Study Of Selected Central Washington Secondary Principals’ Effectiveness From Teachers’ Perceptions And Principals’ Estimates Of These Perceptions, Albert E. Carpenter Jr. Aug 1970

A Study Of Selected Central Washington Secondary Principals’ Effectiveness From Teachers’ Perceptions And Principals’ Estimates Of These Perceptions, Albert E. Carpenter Jr.

All Master's Theses

The problem to be investigated was the absence of data about the degree of agreement between the principal and his staff as to his effectiveness as an educational leader.


A Status Report Comparing Ellensburg School Facilities With Facility Regulations Established By The Washington State Board Of Education, Clayton L. Anderson May 1970

A Status Report Comparing Ellensburg School Facilities With Facility Regulations Established By The Washington State Board Of Education, Clayton L. Anderson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this research was to determine the extent to which the present quantitative facilities of Ellensburg School District No. 401 meet program needs and what tangible facilities are needed now and will be needed in the future.


A Survey Of Washington State’S Elementary Schools On The Utilization Of Full-Time Teacher Aides, Frederick William Hasse Aug 1969

A Survey Of Washington State’S Elementary Schools On The Utilization Of Full-Time Teacher Aides, Frederick William Hasse

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine how elementary schools utilize their teacher aides; to see if such schools are following any specific or agreed upon plan for training and using aides; and to attempt to determine if size of enrollment has any bearing on the types of assignments assigned to aides.


A Survey Of Family Life And Sex Education Programs In Washington Secondary Schools, James Bernard Darcy Aug 1969

A Survey Of Family Life And Sex Education Programs In Washington Secondary Schools, James Bernard Darcy

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this project was to measure the incidence of family life and sex education in Washington secondary schools; to discover what departments or academic areas include such education in the curriculum; who the teachers are, and the nature of their preparation; to gain a definitive description of what kind of education is attempted under this heading; and to evaluate needs and opportunities for expanded and improved family life and sex education in the State of Washington.


A Discriminative Study Of Girls’ Physical Education In High Schools Of The Big Eight Athletic Conference, Carol A. Finney Aug 1969

A Discriminative Study Of Girls’ Physical Education In High Schools Of The Big Eight Athletic Conference, Carol A. Finney

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the status of physical education in schools of the Big Eight Athletic Conference. Test results and statistical information compiled from the LaPorte Score Card, Elder P (M) F Test, McCloy GMA Test, Stradtman Test of Physical Fitness Knowledge, and the Kneer Attitude and Diagnostic Inventory reflected the status of physical education in the eight schools studied.


Achievement Study Of Negro Elementary Transfer Students, Peter Andrew Nielsen Aug 1969

Achievement Study Of Negro Elementary Transfer Students, Peter Andrew Nielsen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to find out to what extent the transfer program has benefited participating students. The hypothesis was that Negro elementary students participating in the transfer program would make more academic progress by 1968 than would Negro elementary students from the same home schools who did not transfer. All students had to be in grade four in 1966. Students must have taken a standardized achievement test in 1966 and 1968.


A Survey Of Washington State High Schools For Information Concerning Social Studies Curriculum Changes Since “Project Social Studies” Of 1962, James Lee Maw Aug 1969

A Survey Of Washington State High Schools For Information Concerning Social Studies Curriculum Changes Since “Project Social Studies” Of 1962, James Lee Maw

All Master's Theses

The problem to be researched was to determine if the commercially published programs listed in Appendix B are being implemented in secondary schools in the state of Washington, A further problem was to find whether implementation of new social studies programs was greater in the large high schools of Eastern or Western Washington.


Attitudes Of Principals Concerning Their Role As A Result Of Professional Negotiations In The State Of Washington, Karl Michael Fankhuaser Aug 1969

Attitudes Of Principals Concerning Their Role As A Result Of Professional Negotiations In The State Of Washington, Karl Michael Fankhuaser

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to examine the attitudes of principals as to whether they saw their roles changing as a result of professional negotiations, (2) to show how the principals felt their roles would be changed, (3) to examine which type or group of principals felt most threatened by professional negotiations, and (4) what stratagem principals may follow in the future as a reaction to teacher militancy.


A Survey Of Existing Programs For Problem Students In The First-Class Districts Of Washington State, Gerard A. Mcelholm Aug 1969

A Survey Of Existing Programs For Problem Students In The First-Class Districts Of Washington State, Gerard A. Mcelholm

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine what programs were being used in the first-class school districts of Washington State for students who had problems that had caused, or could have caused, their removal from the regular classes, and to analyze these programs in light of other programs that seem to be successful throughout the nation.


The Changing Roles Of School Personnel As A Result Of The Professional Negotiations Act In The State Of Washington, Edward J. Hill Jr. Aug 1969

The Changing Roles Of School Personnel As A Result Of The Professional Negotiations Act In The State Of Washington, Edward J. Hill Jr.

All Master's Theses

This study attempted to determine if participants in school policy making feel that there have been significant changes in their roles as a result of the professional negotiations law in the state of Washington.


A Comparison Of The Effects On Development Of Physical Fitness And Motor Skills Of Two Physical Education Programs With Opposite Program Emphases, David L. Haynie Aug 1969

A Comparison Of The Effects On Development Of Physical Fitness And Motor Skills Of Two Physical Education Programs With Opposite Program Emphases, David L. Haynie

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the effects on development of physical fitness and motor skills of two physical education programs having opposite program emphases, using as subjects for the comparison, seventh grade boys at Michael T. Simmons School in Tumwater, Washington.


A Study Of The Influencing Factors Causing Experienced Special Education Teachers To Change To Regular Programs, Jon R. Gobiet Aug 1969

A Study Of The Influencing Factors Causing Experienced Special Education Teachers To Change To Regular Programs, Jon R. Gobiet

All Master's Theses

This study was done to determine basic reasons why qualified special education personnel in three similar school districts in Washington State have changed to the regular programs.


A Study To Determine The Anticipated Qualifications And Competencies Of Audiovisual Specialists In The Community Colleges Of The State Of Washington, Garred Allen Giles Aug 1969

A Study To Determine The Anticipated Qualifications And Competencies Of Audiovisual Specialists In The Community Colleges Of The State Of Washington, Garred Allen Giles

All Master's Theses

The problem considered in this study is to determine the relationship between the responsibilities and duties of the audiovisual services administrator and the competencies and qualifications necessary to perform those responsibilities and duties satisfactorily and professionally.


A Feasibility Study Of District Reorganization For Dayton, Prescott, And Waitsburg, Glynn Dewayne Davis Aug 1969

A Feasibility Study Of District Reorganization For Dayton, Prescott, And Waitsburg, Glynn Dewayne Davis

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were to (1) determine the need of school district reorganization for the school districts of Dayton, Waitsburg, and Prescott, Washington; (2) determine the current existing situations of the school districts regarding size and educational offerings; (3) appraise the educational benefits to be gained by reorganization; (4) examine the limitations of reorganization; and (5) propose a plan to implement reorganization.


A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Middle School, Norman A. Heggenes Jul 1969

A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Middle School, Norman A. Heggenes

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine teachers' expressed attitudes regarding the effectiveness of the middle school in the state of Washington, as revealed through a questionnaire study.


A Survey Of The Principals’ Duties In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Alex Wasisco Jr. Jul 1969

A Survey Of The Principals’ Duties In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Alex Wasisco Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were to (1) determine the duties of the principals in the elementary, junior high and senior high schools in the State of Washington and (2) determine what areas principals would spend more time in if they could free themselves from other duties.


A Survey Of The Educational Media Program Of The Yakima Public Schools, Bruce J. Eyer Jul 1969

A Survey Of The Educational Media Program Of The Yakima Public Schools, Bruce J. Eyer

All Master's Theses

The major hypothesis of this study was that the overall instructional materials program of the Yakima Public Schools had many weaknesses that could be identified by comparing the program with accepted evaluative criteria. Upon identification of these weaknesses, suggestions for improvement will be made.


Audio-Visual Program Lewis And Clark Junior High School Yakima, Washington, Wesley Clay Crago Jr. Jul 1969

Audio-Visual Program Lewis And Clark Junior High School Yakima, Washington, Wesley Clay Crago Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is (1) to consider and identify the problems related to establishing an effective audio-visual program; (2) to establish the audio-visual requirements for students and teachers; (3) to define the duties and responsibilities of a building audio-visual coordinator; and (4) to develop a specific program for administering audio-visual equipment and materials in Lewis and Clark Junior High School.


A Survey On The Preparation Of Becoming A Nongraded Elementary School In The State Of Washington, Terry S. Ryan Jul 1969

A Survey On The Preparation Of Becoming A Nongraded Elementary School In The State Of Washington, Terry S. Ryan

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to review the literature regarding the organization of the nongraded elementary school; (2) to ascertain through the use of a questionnaire how the nongraded elementary schools have been organized in the State of Washington; and (3) to compare what the literature stated in organizing the nongraded school as to what was actually done in nongraded school systems in Washington State.


The Relationship Between Social Integration, Attitude Toward School And Absenteeism, Donald A. Price Jul 1969

The Relationship Between Social Integration, Attitude Toward School And Absenteeism, Donald A. Price

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between social integration, absenteeism, and attitude toward school at Frontier Junior High in Moses Lake, Washington.


A Comparative Study Of The Extra-Curricular Programs Of The Middle Schools And Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Alfred A. Pflugrath Jr. Jul 1969

A Comparative Study Of The Extra-Curricular Programs Of The Middle Schools And Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Alfred A. Pflugrath Jr.

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the extra-curricular programs in the junior high schools and middle schools of the state of Washington. The study will test the general hypothesis that there is currently no difference in the activity program 6f junior high schools and middle schools.


A Study Of The In-Service Education Programs Available To Elementary Principals In Spokane, Stevens And Whitman Counties, William Harold Bourne Jr. Jul 1969

A Study Of The In-Service Education Programs Available To Elementary Principals In Spokane, Stevens And Whitman Counties, William Harold Bourne Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to ascertain the availability of in-service education programs to elementary principals in a selected geographical area, to determine who planned the programs, what types of programs were available and what areas of study were included in these programs.


Development Of An Inventory For Evaluating Sheltered Workshops In The State Of Washington, Bruce D. Howell Jun 1969

Development Of An Inventory For Evaluating Sheltered Workshops In The State Of Washington, Bruce D. Howell

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this investigation were two-fold: First, to provide workshop personnel with an effective, but time-saving instrument which may be used as an evaluative guide for individual sheltered workshops; second, to provide interested persons with an instrument which will point out basic requirements for a successful workshop.


A Study Of The Functions And Responsibilities Of State Supervisors Of Home And Family Life Education In The State Of Washington And Home Economics Supervisors Within The Ministry Of Education In Thailand, Wilawan Nartasilpa Mar 1969

A Study Of The Functions And Responsibilities Of State Supervisors Of Home And Family Life Education In The State Of Washington And Home Economics Supervisors Within The Ministry Of Education In Thailand, Wilawan Nartasilpa

All Master's Theses

The intent of the study was to survey functions and responsibilities of State Supervisors of Home and Family Life Education in the State of Washington and their counterparts in Thailand and to raise questions and/or suggestions for improvement in supervision of the home economics program in Thailand.


A Status Study Of Business And Office Occupations Education In The Community Colleges Of Washington State, Rex G. Wilks Mar 1969

A Status Study Of Business And Office Occupations Education In The Community Colleges Of Washington State, Rex G. Wilks

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the status of business and office education in the community colleges of the State of Washington in the areas of (1) curricula, (2) plant facilities and equipment, (3) instructional personnel, and (4) student enrollment.