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A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap Dec 1968

A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to propose a plan for a new comprehensive high school for the increasing population in the Stanwood School District.


A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson Dec 1968

A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson

All Master's Theses

The driver education program being operated in this state is not adequate in terms of meeting the course standards issued by the U. S. Department of Transportation. The purpose of this study is two- fold: (1) To present a basic course outline that will meet the federal standards, and (2) to assist school district superintendents in determining the essential scheduling and staff requirements to conduct a satisfactory driver education program.


A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson Dec 1968

A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the methods used by three school districts--a small district, a medium-sized district, and a larger district--which have set up centralized technical services for the organization of learning resource materials, thereby relieving the individual librarian within the buildings of certain necessary, but time-consuming tasks. These methods will be set down herein and studied with the possibility in mind that districts which do not now provide these services may find some suggestions to consider in deciding upon the feasibility of such services.


A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris Dec 1968

A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris

All Master's Theses

A group of fifty-one kindergarten children (23 boys and 28 girls) from Central School in Hoquiam, Washington, were studied for the purpose of evaluating changes occurring during the school year in terms of readiness and academic growth. A series of tests were given in October and November as an inventory of the child's background of skills and readiness in the fall, and the tests were repeated in May to measure any change occurring during the school year.


A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell Oct 1968

A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell

All Master's Theses

The problem is to confirm whether or not the merchants of Ellensburg, Washington, feel that a course in preparatory distributive education should be included in the curriculum of Ellensburg High School, and the content such a proposed course of study might include.


The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh Sep 1968

The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to trace the development of the Wenatchee Youth Circus and its contribution to the educational growth and development of its participants.


A Comparison Of Certain Creativity And Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Certain Creativity And Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the present study was to make a comparison of personality variables with creativity scores for a group of 60 educators to determine if there are any personality factors significantly different between the high creative or low creative subjects. Two instruments were used: the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory and the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking, Verbal, Form A.


A Survey Comparing Aspects Of Programs For The Able Student At Lochburn Junior High School In The Clover-Park School District To Selected Junior High Schools From Throughout The United States, Larry Allen Carlson Aug 1968

A Survey Comparing Aspects Of Programs For The Able Student At Lochburn Junior High School In The Clover-Park School District To Selected Junior High Schools From Throughout The United States, Larry Allen Carlson

All Master's Theses

Even though programs for the talented have been expanding in this country for the last thirty years, the "knowledge explosion" currently being experienced in the United States suggests that even more must be done to fully develop the potential of the highly able student.


Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser Aug 1968

Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser

All Master's Theses

This paper is meant for the public school special education teacher of moderately handicapped children who has had some teacher training in the Montessori method. It is not the purpose of the paper to prove the Montessori method, but rather to show how some of it could be adapted for use with moderately handicapped children of primary school age.


Comparison Of The Effects Of Two Variations In Program Administration On The Physical Fitness Of Ninth Grade Girls, Irene E. Hannaford Aug 1968

Comparison Of The Effects Of Two Variations In Program Administration On The Physical Fitness Of Ninth Grade Girls, Irene E. Hannaford

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the Royal Canadian Air Force XBX Plan with a circuit training program as to their effectiveness in developing physical fitness for girls.


A Critical Examination Of The Phonics And Structural Analysis Skill Development In The Sra Reading Laboratory Iiia, Florence B. Hay Aug 1968

A Critical Examination Of The Phonics And Structural Analysis Skill Development In The Sra Reading Laboratory Iiia, Florence B. Hay

All Master's Theses

The study was made in an effort to tabulate all of the phonics and structural analysis skills presented in the SRA Reading Laboratory IIIa as to the various kinds offered; frequency of use; methods of presentation. Also, extensive research was attempted to ascertain leading reading authorities' opinions on the use of these analyses for secondary students. The purpose of the study was to determine whether the SRA Reading Laboratory IIIa would be the best material to use for the retarded and disabled readers at the secondary level.


A Three-Year Experimental Study Of Two Methods Of Teaching Reading In The Elementary School, Merle Eugene Davis Aug 1968

A Three-Year Experimental Study Of Two Methods Of Teaching Reading In The Elementary School, Merle Eugene Davis

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of a phonetic reading approach, namely that published by the Economy Company, with a traditional basal reading approach upon reading achievement in the primary grades of the Peter G. Schmidt Elementary School, in Tumwater, Washington. A secondary purpose of the study was to compare the effects of the two approaches on spelling achievement in the second and third grades in the Peter G. ·Schmidt Elementary School.


A Comparative Study Of Handwriting Practices In The Intermediate Grades, Evelyn Elaine Eisenman Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of Handwriting Practices In The Intermediate Grades, Evelyn Elaine Eisenman

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to show that teachers in the elementary middle grades were providing functional practices in their handwriting instruction as set forth in the literature published since 1960.


A Survey Of Senior Girls’ Attitudes Toward The Home Economics Program At Mark Morris Senior High School In Longview, Washington, Arlis Fulgham Aug 1968

A Survey Of Senior Girls’ Attitudes Toward The Home Economics Program At Mark Morris Senior High School In Longview, Washington, Arlis Fulgham

All Master's Theses

All girls in the State of Washington are required to take one year of homemaking as ninth, tenth, eleventh, or twelfth graders for high school graduation. As a general rule, students take ninth grade homemaking to get the requirement out of the way. This attitude on the part of students is of concern to many homemaking teachers and supervisors. Whether this attitude is influenced by parents, counselors, homemaking teachers, or fellow students is difficult to say. This study is concerned with students' attitudes toward the homemaking program which is offered to them. This study is also concerned with who influences ...


An Empirical Study To Determine The Effect Of A Physical Fitness Program On Academic Achievement And Reading Ability, E. Douglas Garland Aug 1968

An Empirical Study To Determine The Effect Of A Physical Fitness Program On Academic Achievement And Reading Ability, E. Douglas Garland

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the measured effect of a physical fitness program on reading ability and academic achievement among sixth grade boys and girls.


A Study Of The Effects Of Certain Physical Activities On The Progress Of Reading Comprehension, Word Knowledge, And Rate, Neil Allen Cummings Aug 1968

A Study Of The Effects Of Certain Physical Activities On The Progress Of Reading Comprehension, Word Knowledge, And Rate, Neil Allen Cummings

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper (1) to study the affects of certain physical activities (creeping, crawling, balancing and rhythm) related to the improvement of comprehension, vocabulary, and rate of reading; (2) to compare the amount of progress in reading of the boys to the progress of the girls; and (3) to compare the amount of progress of the high, middle, and low reading groups.


An Opinion Survey Of Elementary Teachers From Various Districts Throughout Washington State Concerning Decision Making Procedures In Their Respective Districts, James Glynn Gibson Aug 1968

An Opinion Survey Of Elementary Teachers From Various Districts Throughout Washington State Concerning Decision Making Procedures In Their Respective Districts, James Glynn Gibson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to identify teachers' attitudes concerning the decision-making procedures as well as their assessment of existing practices of school operations in their respective districts regarding (1) curriculum, (2) materials and equipment, and (3) personnel. Knowledge of these attitudes could be of considerable value to a school administrator when making decisions, evaluating his present program, and establishing school procedures concerning the aforementioned areas.


A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the effectiveness of two reading programs, one using the Joplin Plan of reading, and the other, the Traditional plan of grouping for reading instruction. A comparison of the results of reading achievement test scores was made between the groups.


The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt Aug 1968

The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to assist in the evaluation of the social studies by identifying concepts, concept clusters, and objectives. Suggestions for scheduling and grouping consistent with instructional objectives and which may be used as models for planning and organizing for the teaching of American History at Mount Si High School are presented.


Electronic Data Processing In Washington’S Schools: A Status Study, Lester Ray Jones Aug 1968

Electronic Data Processing In Washington’S Schools: A Status Study, Lester Ray Jones

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to learn what jobs the largest school districts in Washington were doing on EDP; (2) to learn what equipment was being used in doing those jobs; (3) to learn what EDP was costing the districts who were using it; and (4) to answer other questions which might be of interest to school districts considering the utilization of EDP.


A Study Of Teacher Awareness Of Interest Factors Contributing To Success In Reading Among Intermediate Grades In Eighteen Elementary Schools In California’S Rio Linda Union School District, Charles Ralph Dykstra Aug 1968

A Study Of Teacher Awareness Of Interest Factors Contributing To Success In Reading Among Intermediate Grades In Eighteen Elementary Schools In California’S Rio Linda Union School District, Charles Ralph Dykstra

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes of classroom teachers concerning factors involved in the development of greater interest in reading among intermediate grade children.


A Progress/Status Report On The Teaching Of Listening, Gail Fera Juris Aug 1968

A Progress/Status Report On The Teaching Of Listening, Gail Fera Juris

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the present research to systematically study the teachability of listening. More specifically, answers to the following questions were sought: 1. Is enough known about listening so it can be taught? 2. How effectively and efficiently can it be taught?


An In Depth Study Of A Child With Visual Perceptual Problems And An Attempt To Determine The Effectiveness Of Configuration Analysis As Related To Visual Perception, Gail Hintze Aug 1968

An In Depth Study Of A Child With Visual Perceptual Problems And An Attempt To Determine The Effectiveness Of Configuration Analysis As Related To Visual Perception, Gail Hintze

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to work closely with one child who had been diagnosed as a disabled reader with visual perception problems to determine if the intensive use of visual perceptual training in the use of configuration analysis would improve the subject's reading power.


A Survey Of Teacher Aides Under Title I Of The Elementary And Secondary Act Of 1965 In The State Of Washington, Richard Lee Evans Aug 1968

A Survey Of Teacher Aides Under Title I Of The Elementary And Secondary Act Of 1965 In The State Of Washington, Richard Lee Evans

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey teacher aides in the state of Washington in an effort to obtain factual information about their background, duties performed, and attitudes toward the teacher aide program.


A Comparison Of The Needs And Values Of Experienced Teachers Of Special Education And The Needs And Values Of Experienced Teachers Of Regular Education, Donald Anrud Holmes Aug 1968

A Comparison Of The Needs And Values Of Experienced Teachers Of Special Education And The Needs And Values Of Experienced Teachers Of Regular Education, Donald Anrud Holmes

All Master's Theses

This study used the II:PPS and the AVLSV to test seven hypotheses. These hypotheses asked if there was significant difference at the .05 level as measured by the "t" test between experienced teachers of special education and incoming prospective teachers of special education, of experienced teachers of special education and graduating prospective teachers of special education, and of experienced teachers of special education and the college normal samples as published by the test manual. The hypotheses asked the same questions as related to regular teachers of education. In addition, the hypotheses asked if there was a difference between experienced ...


A Survey Of Ten Community School Programs, Claude M. Gove Aug 1968

A Survey Of Ten Community School Programs, Claude M. Gove

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to ascertain whether or not community school programs contained any or all of the recommended items set forth by authorities.


A Developmental, Sequential Method Of Teaching Library Skills To Student Librarians, Mary Hogben Kron Aug 1968

A Developmental, Sequential Method Of Teaching Library Skills To Student Librarians, Mary Hogben Kron

All Master's Theses

This study developed and tested the success of a developmental, sequential series of study units to teach skills useful in the library. The units were used to train student librarians, and to develop library skills in students with little or-no previous acquaintance with the reference tools and resources of the high school library.


A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson Aug 1968

A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the amount of office machines knowledge and skills needed for initial employment in Chehalis and Centralia. An allied problem was to discover what office machines were being used, and the length of training period on each office machine as specified by businessmen in Chehalis and Centralia.


Components In A Comprehensive And Integrated Sex Education Program For The Kindergarten, Joyce Lucile Johnson Aug 1968

Components In A Comprehensive And Integrated Sex Education Program For The Kindergarten, Joyce Lucile Johnson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the study (1) to survey available resource material in sex education adaptable to the five-year-old level; (2) to design and test a method of integrating a program of meaningful sex education into the kindergarten curriculum; and (3) to provide reference to available resource material for teachers and parents so that there may be a home-school-child triangle of learning.


An Investigation Of Five Basic Reading Programs At The Third Grade Level For Instruction In Contextual And Structural Clue Techniques Of Word-Meaning Attack, Jeanne G. Nurding Aug 1968

An Investigation Of Five Basic Reading Programs At The Third Grade Level For Instruction In Contextual And Structural Clue Techniques Of Word-Meaning Attack, Jeanne G. Nurding

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine five basic reading programs at the third grade level to identify instructional lessons presented in two categories of context clues and three types of structural clues. The two categories of contextual clues were word clues and typographical clues. The three types of structural clues were prefixes, suffixes, and inflectional endings. Identification of the variety of clues and frequency of clue lessons in each textbook series and the similarities and differences in presentation among series was also considered an important part of the purpose for this study.