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A Comparative Investigation Of The Effects Of Precision Of Response In Two Ninth Grade Algebra Classes, James Henry Krack Aug 1969

A Comparative Investigation Of The Effects Of Precision Of Response In Two Ninth Grade Algebra Classes, James Henry Krack

All Master's Theses

One of the areas of concern in mathematics education is that of communication of ideas and procedures. Since language plays the key role in the communication process, it is of value to examine its effect in the mathematics learning situation. The particular topic discussed in this paper concerned itself with various levels of precision in language usage in the mathematics classroom.


A Study Of Deterrents To Effective Teaching And Learning At Granite Falls Junior-Senior High School, Harry Arnold Raab Aug 1969

A Study Of Deterrents To Effective Teaching And Learning At Granite Falls Junior-Senior High School, Harry Arnold Raab

All Master's Theses

Through the use of a set of questionnaires it was the intention of the writer to identify some deterrents to effective teaching and learning that exist in Granite Falls Junior-Senior High School.


A Comparison Of Contract-Spelling With The Regular Textbook Method For Spelling Instruction At Frontier Junior High School Moses Lake, Washington, Maxine M. Smith Jul 1969

A Comparison Of Contract-Spelling With The Regular Textbook Method For Spelling Instruction At Frontier Junior High School Moses Lake, Washington, Maxine M. Smith

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this experiment is to compare the teacher-pupil-study contract method with the regular textbook method of spelling instruction. This experiment is concerned with the spelling achievement of students and for motivation and mastery in spelling at the junior high school level.


A Comparative Study Of The Extra-Curricular Programs Of The Middle Schools And Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Alfred A. Pflugrath Jr. Jul 1969

A Comparative Study Of The Extra-Curricular Programs Of The Middle Schools And Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Alfred A. Pflugrath Jr.

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the extra-curricular programs in the junior high schools and middle schools of the state of Washington. The study will test the general hypothesis that there is currently no difference in the activity program 6f junior high schools and middle schools.


A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Middle School, Norman A. Heggenes Jul 1969

A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Middle School, Norman A. Heggenes

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine teachers' expressed attitudes regarding the effectiveness of the middle school in the state of Washington, as revealed through a questionnaire study.


A Study In Comprehension Improvement Of Seventh Grade Pupils Employing The Sq3r Technique, Dean L. Weyrick Jun 1969

A Study In Comprehension Improvement Of Seventh Grade Pupils Employing The Sq3r Technique, Dean L. Weyrick

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study: (1) to determine if the SQ3R technique could be used successfully with content and reading material at the seventh grade level; (2) to present a program to seventh grade students at Okanogan Junior High to determine the effect of the SQ3R method on improving comprehension as measured by the Diagnostic Reading Tests; and (3) to determine if the study methods learned could be transferred to a content area.


A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson Dec 1968

A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop an interscholastic track and field training program suitable to the junior high school level student.


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.


Mathematics Text Evaluation For The Intermediate Grades, Frank R. Naasz Aug 1968

Mathematics Text Evaluation For The Intermediate Grades, Frank R. Naasz

All Master's Theses

It was felt that the present means for selecting mathematics textbooks for use in the classroom at the intermediate level were inadequate. Therefore, the development of a mathematics textbook evaluation device might benefit those responsible for assisting in the evaluation and selection of mathematics textbooks.


A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the academic achievement of seventh grade slow learning students in the modified learning program with those not in the program; (2) to determine if there is any difference in the academic achievement of the two groups. It was the investigator's hypothesis that there would be no significant difference in achievement due to grouping.


A Guide For Introducing Power Mechanics Into The Yakima Public Junior High Schools, James L. Smith Jr. Aug 1968

A Guide For Introducing Power Mechanics Into The Yakima Public Junior High Schools, James L. Smith Jr.

All Master's Theses

In a power dependent society such as ours, it is important that the knowledge of mechanical power and its utilization be offered to the student through the industrial arts curriculum. There are no existing courses in power mechanics in the Yakima Public Junior High Schools, and this is the problem the writer attempts to solve. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to propose a guide containing sufficient information for the inauguration of a basic power mechanics course into the school system.


An Investigation Of Attitudes Towards The Objectives Of And The Preparation For Junior High School Teaching As Expressed By Selected Central Washington State College Graduates, Edward Morris Command Jun 1968

An Investigation Of Attitudes Towards The Objectives Of And The Preparation For Junior High School Teaching As Expressed By Selected Central Washington State College Graduates, Edward Morris Command

All Master's Theses

It was the original purpose of this study to determine the attitudes of the 1962-1966 Central Washington State College graduates, who were placed in junior high school teaching positions, towards the preparation they received for junior high teaching at Central Washington State College.


An Investigation Into The Relationship And Outcomes Of Parent Conferences To The Educational Plans Of Freshman Students At Hoquiam Junior High School, C. Don Holmlund Aug 1966

An Investigation Into The Relationship And Outcomes Of Parent Conferences To The Educational Plans Of Freshman Students At Hoquiam Junior High School, C. Don Holmlund

All Master's Theses

Realizing that the parents play an important role in the counseling program, the primary purpose of this study was to prove that parents and students feel the counseling program provides an opportunity for parents to understand the abilities and needs of their youngsters and to share in their educational planning. It is contended that no matter what limitations the student may have, it is possible through parent-counselor conferences to better understand his needs. Then the home and school can work together in establishing a more satisfying environment.


Pupil Administrative And Pupil Clerical Ratios Of Junior High Schools In The State Of Washington, William Richard Gourley Jan 1966

Pupil Administrative And Pupil Clerical Ratios Of Junior High Schools In The State Of Washington, William Richard Gourley

All Master's Theses

Specifically, the purposes of this study are to: l. Identify the legal responsibilities of the junior high school principal. 2. Establish criteria for justifying the release of a principal from classroom teaching and the employment of administrative and clerical assistance. 3. Determine the ratio of administrators to the number of pupils enrolled in the three year junior high schools of the State of Washington with enrollments between 500 and 1,000. 4. Make necessary recommendations regarding the administrative staffing of Washington's junior high schools.


Developmental Reading At The Secondary Level, Mamie Wiren Hammill Aug 1965

Developmental Reading At The Secondary Level, Mamie Wiren Hammill

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to describe the details of the functions of the special reading program at Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, Washington, (2) to identify the rationale for establishing and maintaining the program, and (3) to evaluate the program extensively and critically.


A Study Of The Effects Of Self-Evaluation Ratings In Terms Of Effort And Conduct By Homogeneously Grouped Seventh Grade Students, Horace R. Nichols Aug 1962

A Study Of The Effects Of Self-Evaluation Ratings In Terms Of Effort And Conduct By Homogeneously Grouped Seventh Grade Students, Horace R. Nichols

All Master's Theses

This study was limited to the problem of determining if a student’s effort and conduct will improve if he is given the opportunity to self-evaluate these phases of his education.


A Comparison In Scholastic Attainment Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete At Edmonds Junior High, Kenneth Edward Sturm Aug 1961

A Comparison In Scholastic Attainment Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete At Edmonds Junior High, Kenneth Edward Sturm

All Master's Theses

This study was an attempt to shed more light on scholastic attainment of athletes in the junior high school. The purpose was not to justify the inclusion or exclusion of interscholastic sports in the junior high school, only to determine what effect these sports have on an individual’s grades.


Scheduling Junior High Music Classes In Washington’S Public Schools, Albert R. Stevens Aug 1961

Scheduling Junior High Music Classes In Washington’S Public Schools, Albert R. Stevens

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to survey the practice of scheduling music in the public junior high schools in the State of Washington.


Selective Art Experiences And Teaching Procedures For Developing Creativeness At The Junior High School Level, Marion Andrews Akers Aug 1961

Selective Art Experiences And Teaching Procedures For Developing Creativeness At The Junior High School Level, Marion Andrews Akers

All Master's Theses

It was the aim of this study to consider creativity, its relation to aesthetic achievement, and the importance of these in the development of the adolescent. Literature was reviewed; consideration of adolescent needs and the implications for art education were an integral part of the study.


A Descriptive Study Of A Laboratory Method Of Teaching Ninth Grade Written Composition, Anne Elizabeth Dunn Aug 1960

A Descriptive Study Of A Laboratory Method Of Teaching Ninth Grade Written Composition, Anne Elizabeth Dunn

All Master's Theses

This study records the way two classes of freshmen at Granger High School were taught English composition. The method used may be termed a laboratory one since the writing of composition was done in a laboratory situation. The general features of the method included writing once a week, self-appraisal, group instruction, and independent practice on specific needs.


An Investigation To Determine Ways Of Further Meeting The Felt Needs Of Bremerton Seventh Graders, Alice Keithahn Fraser Aug 1960

An Investigation To Determine Ways Of Further Meeting The Felt Needs Of Bremerton Seventh Graders, Alice Keithahn Fraser

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to determine to what extent Bremerton intermediate schools are meeting the felt needs of seventh graders. A second purpose of the survey was to discover ways and means to further meet the felt needs of seventh graders.


A Survey To Determine The Basis For Junior High School Girls’ Physical Education Report Card Grades, Mary Elizabeth Newman Aug 1960

A Survey To Determine The Basis For Junior High School Girls’ Physical Education Report Card Grades, Mary Elizabeth Newman

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to examine the grading practices of junior high school girls’ physical education teachers and to question selected ninth grade students and their parents concerning the grade or mark on the report card; and (2) to develop a system of report card marking for girls’ physical education which can be recommended on the basis of these findings.


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 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.


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.


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.


Today's Junior High School, William R. Oliver Aug 1950

Today's Junior High School, William R. Oliver

All Master's Theses

The writing of this paper provides a means for the survey of the principles of organization and the ways of meeting the needs of junior high school students. It is the intention of this paper to present the functions, the principles and the methods of instruction prevalent in the junior high school.