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Procedures Used In Planning And Construction Of New Elementary School #2, City School District Of Rochester, Robert F. Humphrey Jun 1962

Procedures Used In Planning And Construction Of New Elementary School #2, City School District Of Rochester, Robert F. Humphrey

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This paper investigates the planning and construction of Clara Barton School #2, in the Rochester City school district. First, the author examines the factors contributing to the need for a new school facility, as well as its specific design requirements. The author then recounts the multi-step process the city engaged in to acquire the property and begin construction, as well as their hiring of new personnel. Appendices include, student population statistics, planning sheets and chronological record of planning and construction, as well as relevant communications and newspaper articles.


Classroom Interruptions In The Elementary Schools, John L. Sage Jun 1962

Classroom Interruptions In The Elementary Schools, John L. Sage

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This paper examines the nature and effect of classroom interruptions. The researcher created and distributed an exploratory survey to teachers at a Rochester city school regarding the nature of classroom interruptions and methods used in dealing with them. The author then used this data to create a more extensive survey examining types, frequency, and number of classroom interruptions. This latter survey was distributed to a cross-section of elementary school teachers from seven graduate Education classes at the College at Brockport during the 1962 Spring semester. The researcher found that the most common reason for classroom interruption was individual music lessons ...


A Device And Method For Measuring And Classifying Activity Interests Of Pupils And Teachers For The Purpose Of Formulating And Administering A Club Program For Fifth And Sixth Grades, Rocco Albert Lagona May 1962

A Device And Method For Measuring And Classifying Activity Interests Of Pupils And Teachers For The Purpose Of Formulating And Administering A Club Program For Fifth And Sixth Grades, Rocco Albert Lagona

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Historically, school administrators did not consider students’ expressed interests when creating school club programs. This research explores the challenges in developing extracurricular club activities, as well as their sociological and educational implications. The author focuses his studies on fifth and sixth grade club members. First, the author outlines the current teacher-dominated method for defining and establishing extracurricular clubs. Then the author used a formal Interest Inventory survey with students and teachers to establish their interest level in a number of activities, including music, arts and crafts, government and service activities, and physical activities/sports. Ultimately, the author found that differences ...


A Study Of The Audio-Visual Program In The Greece Central School District Number 1, S. William F. Liberto Jan 1962

A Study Of The Audio-Visual Program In The Greece Central School District Number 1, S. William F. Liberto

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

School programs must be evaluated to gauge their effectiveness and provide insight for future direction. This study seeks to evaluate the Audio-Visual program in a public school in Western New York and includes a brief history of the community. The researcher uses a modified Schwartz questionnaire to survey teachers, grade K-11, where employed by the school district during the 1960-61 school year. Results showed that the schools either met or exceeded standards for sufficient equipment, and that over 70% of teachers believed that schools’ audio-visual program was adequate. The researcher suggests further analysis of the schools’ audio-visual philosophy and the ...