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An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Library Facilities And Instruction On Work-Study Skills Of Fourth Grade Students, Jessie Marilyn Wilkinson Aug 1956

An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Library Facilities And Instruction On Work-Study Skills Of Fourth Grade Students, Jessie Marilyn Wilkinson

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of the study is to determine the effectiveness of a method of teaching the work-study skills to fourth grade students by the school librarian in the library.


A Survey Of The Attitudes And Opinions Of Elementary Teachers Concerning The Values Of Workbooks In The Reading Program, Richard Ellis Case Aug 1956

A Survey Of The Attitudes And Opinions Of Elementary Teachers Concerning The Values Of Workbooks In The Reading Program, Richard Ellis Case

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to determine the attitudes and opinions of Okanogan, Yakima, and Kittitas county elementary teachers toward the value of reading workbooks in the reading program: (2) to determine the extent to which workbooks are utilized in the reading program of these counties; (3) to show the relation of the attitudes and opinions of teachers concerning the use of workbooks in the reading program to such factors as the teachers’ sex, years of experience, school enrollment, and grade level taught; (4) to make recommendations to schools of these counties concerning the use of workbooks in ...


Formulation Of School Board Policies For The South Bend Public Schools, Gareth Irwin Giles Aug 1956

Formulation Of School Board Policies For The South Bend Public Schools, Gareth Irwin Giles

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop a set of written school board policies for and with the cooperation of the Board of Directors of the South Bend, Washington, School District 118. Board authorization was given to investigate and write a permanent set of policies for action by the board.


A Plan Of Weekly Lessons In Choral Techniques For Students In High School Choir, Leroy Earl Spitzer Aug 1956

A Plan Of Weekly Lessons In Choral Techniques For Students In High School Choir, Leroy Earl Spitzer

All Master's Theses

The reason for choosing this particular project is the need for a course in fundamentals for the children in the Franklin Pierce School District. Students coming into the high school, by and large, have very little training. This course begins with the very first fundamentals of choir singing and continues into more complicated, varied aspects of music performance.


Manuscript Writing Present Practices And Extension Trends Within Schools Of The State Of Washington, John W. Wingate Jr. Aug 1956

Manuscript Writing Present Practices And Extension Trends Within Schools Of The State Of Washington, John W. Wingate Jr.

All Master's Theses

In assuming this study, the author purported to ascertain both the potential and the limitations of manuscript-style hand-writing. A more important goal was to probe the existing fallacies and beliefs that surround one of the most controversial areas in the field of language arts, manuscript-style handwriting. The most important goal was to diagnose the usage and extension trends of manuscript writing within the elementary schools of the state of Washington.


A Statistical Comparison Of Permanent And In-Transfer Students In Grades Six, Seven, Eight, Nine And Ten Of The South Bend School System South Bend, Washington, Thomas Edwin Mattoon Aug 1956

A Statistical Comparison Of Permanent And In-Transfer Students In Grades Six, Seven, Eight, Nine And Ten Of The South Bend School System South Bend, Washington, Thomas Edwin Mattoon

All Master's Theses

This investigation is based upon the hypothesis that there is no true difference in academic achievement between two independent groups of students, permanent and in-transfer, in grades six through ten in the South Bend Schools of South Bend, Washington, when intelligence, age, sex and socio-economic factors are controlled.


A Discriminative Study Of The Design And Construction Of Outdoor Athletic And Physical Education Area Facilities For A Junior High School, Darrell Wayne Johnson Aug 1956

A Discriminative Study Of The Design And Construction Of Outdoor Athletic And Physical Education Area Facilities For A Junior High School, Darrell Wayne Johnson

All Master's Theses

I was the purpose of this study: (1) to determine what should be included in an ideal junior high school outdoor physical education and athletic area; (2) to learn the necessary general details of construction and design of those areas; and (3) to equip the writer with the necessary knowledge for him to actively advise the construction of his own school’s physical education and athletic area to the end that the area would provide for a complete program in years to come as well as to satisfy immediate needs.


A Study Of The Activities And Attitudes Of Yakima Junior High Teachers In The Block Of Time, Mark Bontrager Aug 1956

A Study Of The Activities And Attitudes Of Yakima Junior High Teachers In The Block Of Time, Mark Bontrager

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the present study to evaluate the block of time as it is used in Yakima junior high schools. This study had a twofold intent: first to review the literature on the block of time as related to core philosophy, and second to present the results of a study of the activities of Yakima junior high school teachers in the block of time and its related core techniques as well as the results of a study of attitudes toward the block of time as it appears in the Yakima junior high schools.


An Investigation Of The New Scott-Foresman Basic Reading Tests, The Lee-Clark Reading Readiness Test, The Lee-Clark Reading Tests, And The Gates Reading Readiness Test In Primary Grades, Milton A. Dallman Aug 1956

An Investigation Of The New Scott-Foresman Basic Reading Tests, The Lee-Clark Reading Readiness Test, The Lee-Clark Reading Tests, And The Gates Reading Readiness Test In Primary Grades, Milton A. Dallman

All Master's Theses

There were four purposes for the study: 1. To determine the interrelationships existing between the primary grade tests within the New Scott-Foresman Basic Reading test series. 2. To determine the relative efficiency of two reading readiness tests, the Lee-Clark test and the Gates test, in predicting children’s later success in reading. 3. To determine the relative efficiency of the Lee-Clark Reading Test: Primer and the Lee-Clark Reading Test: First Reader in predicting subsequent success in reading. 4. To establish norms for the New Scott-Foresman Basic Reading Tests that may be used in the community in which the study was ...


An Investigation Of Elementary School Filing Methods, Richard Perry Comstock Aug 1956

An Investigation Of Elementary School Filing Methods, Richard Perry Comstock

All Master's Theses

In establishing a standard procedure of filing materials that are relative to day-by-day operation of school office management, it becomes necessary to indicate the purposes for which the paper is planned. The purpose of the study is to secure information through a systematic study of the managerial operation of the elementary school files, with aims to produce: (1) utmost efficiency and expediency in the use of filing and finding of materials, and incorporated into: (2) a recommended system of filing organization and procedure.


A Survey Of The High School Course In Physical Science, Kenneth H. Johnson Aug 1956

A Survey Of The High School Course In Physical Science, Kenneth H. Johnson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (l) to determine the predominant characteristics, content, functions, and place of the High School course in physical science in relation to the over-all science program, (2) to disclose some of the current practices found to be most applicable to the course, and (3) to determine the most important values and limitations of the course as it has currently been taught.


A Description And Evaluation Of A Three-Day Outdoor Living Experience With A Fifth Grade Class, John W. Ball Jul 1956

A Description And Evaluation Of A Three-Day Outdoor Living Experience With A Fifth Grade Class, John W. Ball

All Master's Theses

The present study was undertaken in an effort to add to the slowly accumulating evidence concerning the worth of outdoor education projects in the following ways: (1) by describing in detail a three-day outdoor learning experience of a fifth grade class in the Swauk area of Kittitas County, Washington; (2) by carefully explaining and describing the procedures by which the experience was evaluated; (3) by presenting the results of the evaluation; and (4) by drawing tentative conclusions as to the value of this type of program.


Prediction Of First Year Mathematic Grades At Central Washington College Of Education With The Ace Psychological Examination, Mary Ann Wining Jun 1956

Prediction Of First Year Mathematic Grades At Central Washington College Of Education With The Ace Psychological Examination, Mary Ann Wining

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are: (1) to acquaint the reader with some of the studies already published on the relationship between the ACE and mathematic grades and other devices for predicting success in mathematics; (2) to present information on the relationship between the ACE and the first year mathematics grades at Central Washington college of Education; and (3) to present information on the relationship between grades in the different mathematics classes taught primarily during the freshman year at CWCE.


A Study Of The Role Of Music In Christian Social Living, An Integrated Program Of Citizenship Training In Catholic Elementary Education, Mary Thomas Jun 1956

A Study Of The Role Of Music In Christian Social Living, An Integrated Program Of Citizenship Training In Catholic Elementary Education, Mary Thomas

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to acquaint the writer more fully with the Christian Social Living Educational Program; (2) to determine the role of one selected subject area, namely, music, in realizing the goals of this program; and (3) to implement the design of the curricular music program at the seventh grade level through the use of the resource unit technique.


The Development Of A Cone Four Ware From Materials Easily Accessible To Central Washington College Of Education, Lura Elizabeth Bellamy Jun 1956

The Development Of A Cone Four Ware From Materials Easily Accessible To Central Washington College Of Education, Lura Elizabeth Bellamy

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to describe, explain and conclude a series of experiments in search of the development of a clay body that would have the characteristics of: (1) vitrifying at Cone 4, yet be refractory enough to withstand the heat; and (2) being plastic so that is works well on the wheel. Additional study involved the experimentation of glazes on the clay bodies with the hopes of finding some to fit. The factors determining the use of clays that are economical and easily accessible to Central Washington College of Education were also considered.


An Appraisal By The Graduate Students Of The Terminal Education Program At Wenatchee Junior College, Alice A. Low Mar 1956

An Appraisal By The Graduate Students Of The Terminal Education Program At Wenatchee Junior College, Alice A. Low

All Master's Theses

Wenatchee Junior College has been cognizant of the fact that its terminal program needed revision and expansion. The results of this study which have expressed the opinions of those students who have graduated from a two year course have revealed a number of conclusions and implications for further study which may be helpful in any type of curriculum revision.