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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.


The Library And Its Relation To The Elementary School Curriculum, Alpha S. Piland Aug 1953

The Library And Its Relation To The Elementary School Curriculum, Alpha S. Piland

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to explain the place of the centralized elementary school library in relation to present day standards of the elementary curriculum, as presented by contemporary authorities on curriculum and library service.


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.


Agricultural Migrants And Their Educational Problems, Jocelyn L. Butler Aug 1953

Agricultural Migrants And Their Educational Problems, Jocelyn L. Butler

All Master's Theses

In this paper an attempt has been made to study the agricultural migrant in his natural setting and to determine the effect of his mobile way of life upon the educational possibilities for his children.


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.


The School Maintenance Employee, William W. Emerson Aug 1953

The School Maintenance Employee, William W. Emerson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this problem is to ascertain the role of the public school maintenance employee in the present educational system.


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.


An Investigation Of The Physical Education Specialist In The Elementary School, William G. Bentley Aug 1953

An Investigation Of The Physical Education Specialist In The Elementary School, William G. Bentley

All Master's Theses

Acting on the premise that the physical education program is a vital part of the elementary school curriculum, every elementary school should provide qualified leadership, proper facilities, and activities suited to the growth and development of the participants.


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.


A Study Of The Relationship Of School Attendance And School Achievement And Social Behavior, Gerald Evans Post Aug 1953

A Study Of The Relationship Of School Attendance And School Achievement And Social Behavior, Gerald Evans Post

All Master's Theses

This thesis has been written for the purpose of recording and interpreting facts which were discovered in a study of non-attendance, school achievement and social behavior.


An Induction Program For Beginning Teachers, Alice Angst Burkett Aug 1953

An Induction Program For Beginning Teachers, Alice Angst Burkett

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.


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.