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Ralph Bunche Community Center Oral History Project (Fa 455), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2009

Ralph Bunche Community Center Oral History Project (Fa 455), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 455. Interviews with ten African Americans who attended the Ralph Bunche School in Glasgow, Kentucky. Informants provide history and other information related to the importance of the school in Glasgow's African American community.


Riverside, Kentucky - Schools (Sc 1693), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2009

Riverside, Kentucky - Schools (Sc 1693), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 1693. Enrollment and attendance book kept by teacher Mollie Sherry for the July-December, 1912 term at Riverside School in Warren County, Kentucky.


Burns, William F. (Sc 1944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2009

Burns, William F. (Sc 1944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1944. Letters to O.O. Pillans, director of admissions at the Kentucky Military Institute, Lyndon, Jefferson County, Kentucky, related to the admission of his son Robert J. Burns.


Third District Education Association, 1903-1973 (Sc 1937), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2009

Third District Education Association, 1903-1973 (Sc 1937), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1937. Programs, publications and news clippings related to the Third District Education Association, a subordinate organization of the Kentucky Education Association.


Hines, George L. (Sc 1904), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2009

Hines, George L. (Sc 1904), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1904. Correspondence, teacher's certificates from the Shelby County, Tennessee public schools, and other materials related to Hines's work and family.


Hughes, Debra (Fa 403), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Hughes, Debra (Fa 403), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid for Folklife Archives Project 403. Interviews conducted by Debra Hughes with Neta Hughes, Arthur D. Hughes, Leiah Drake and Joe D. Patton, Sr. related to one-room and rural schools. For transcripts of four interviews with one-room school teachers click on the "Additional Files" below.


Swigert, Anne Howe - Letter To (Sc 1892), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Swigert, Anne Howe - Letter To (Sc 1892), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1892. Letter, 22 September 1840 from Nannie, Paris, Kentucky, telling of her vacation, her reading materials, and general gossip about her classmates.


Bevier-Cleaton High School, 1931 (Sc 1802), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2009

Bevier-Cleaton High School, 1931 (Sc 1802), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1802. School stationery with 1931 class list, Bevier-Cleaton High School, Cleaton, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Irvine, M. Loula (Sc 1739), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Irvine, M. Loula (Sc 1739), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1739. Teacher's grade book kept by M. Loula Irvine from September 1889 to January 1890 for an unidentified Kentucky school. Also includes some notes on elocution.


Curing Nature-Deficit Disorder: How Environmental Education Helps Kids Learn, Jamie Leigh Langley Jan 2009

Curing Nature-Deficit Disorder: How Environmental Education Helps Kids Learn, Jamie Leigh Langley

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Walk into any public school and talk with the children about their experiences in nature and you will begin to see a pattern. Children have made few connections with the world around them. They do not spend much time outdoors and the time they do spend outdoors is not spent interacting directly with nature. Why does this matter? Look at these same kids and you will see another pattern emerging: Attention-Deficit Disorder, depression, obesity, emotional problems, etc. While not all of these problems are directly caused by a lack of interaction with the natural world, current research shows that there ...


Quality Instruction Creates Higher Student Learning, Kelly Jan Austin Jan 2009

Quality Instruction Creates Higher Student Learning, Kelly Jan Austin

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Many agree that science education is in need of reform, due to the fact that America is falling behind other industrialized nations in measures of science performance. In order to revolutionize the direction of this discipline is it up to the educators to implement changes in their classroom. It seems that our educational settings know what needs to be done in order to reach higher standards of achievement, however it is concerning that schools aren’t taking the steps necessary to reach these levels. In trying to enhance student learning, there are several methods in science education that are targeted ...