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A Study Of Alcohol Education With Suggested Improvements For The Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Melvin Archie Walker Aug 1953

A Study Of Alcohol Education With Suggested Improvements For The Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Melvin Archie Walker

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study is three fold: (1) to evaluate the current alcohol education program through surveys of teachers, textbooks, and the Allied Youth program, and through analysis of the alcohol education program; (2) to determine the requirements of an effective alcohol education program; and (3) to make suggestions for improvement of the alcohol education program.


An Experiment In Spelling Using The Corrected Test Method, Donald W. Beseler Aug 1953

An Experiment In Spelling Using The Corrected Test Method, Donald W. Beseler

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to broaden the experiences of the author’s knowledge about the teaching of spelling and to measure the effects of the corrected test on spelling ability of seventh grade students.


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.


Developing Number Concepts In Grade One, Hazel Haynes Elfbrandt Aug 1953

Developing Number Concepts In Grade One, Hazel Haynes Elfbrandt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is twofold: (1) to review current research materials as they pertain to a first grade number program, and (2) to develop a number program for first grade dependent upon a logical progression through children’s understanding and meaning.


Multi-Sensory Materials In The Teaching Of Third And Fourth Grade Arithmetic, Lillian Kristina Swanson Aug 1953

Multi-Sensory Materials In The Teaching Of Third And Fourth Grade Arithmetic, Lillian Kristina Swanson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this research were to broaden the scope of the writer’s knowledge in (1) the use of multi-sensory materials in teaching, (2) the philosophy of visual education, and (3) the newest theories of teaching arithmetic in the intermediate grades.


A Survey Of Current Practices In Organizing Instructional Materials, Charles Henry Chamberlin Aug 1953

A Survey Of Current Practices In Organizing Instructional Materials, Charles Henry Chamberlin

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to survey current practices in organizing instructional materials. The particular factors of organization dealt with by the study were (1) methods used for cataloging materials, (2) methods used for classifying materials, and (3) methods and locations used for storing materials.


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.


Course Of Study In Business Law, James Hayes Jul 1953

Course Of Study In Business Law, James Hayes

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

In this study the writer is endeavoring to define, organize and present a comprehensive course of study in business law, in order to create a definite interest in the subject on the part of the student and to facilitate the task facing the teacher in his presentation of the course.

The materials and suggestions in this study could be of interest to anyone who is concerned with the teaching of business law and who is interested in improving the high school course of business law.


A Course Of Study In Beginning Bookkeeping, Burton C. Jones Jul 1953

A Course Of Study In Beginning Bookkeeping, Burton C. Jones

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

After having majored in Commercial Education and having taught bookkeeping for three years, the writer is attempting to organize his past experiences, knowledge, and material into a concise form. It is hoped that by so doing it will be possible to make a course of study in beginning bookkeeping interesting and beneficial to his students and help the teacher do a better job of teaching.

The writer realizes that he has three types of students – (1) those who plan to continue their education; (2) those who do not plan to continue their education and feel a need for a vocation ...


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.