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An Informal Experiment With The Small Group Technic, Mildred E. White Dec 1952

An Informal Experiment With The Small Group Technic, Mildred E. White

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this informal experiment in group work with children in a fourth grade classroom is two-fold: first, to describe and amplify the use of the small group technic in a classroom situation, and second, to show what relationship there may be between the use of the small group technic and changes in group belongingness and individual behavior.


How To Use Local Clays In School Ceramics, Warren R. Scott Aug 1952

How To Use Local Clays In School Ceramics, Warren R. Scott

All Master's Theses

The object of this paper is to assist the ceramics teacher in experimentation with local clays. The use of local clays has a definite esthetic value, especially when the teacher makes use of all of the instructional aids associated with the geology and industrial–ceramic aspects which may be incorporated with field trips and the experimentation and processing necessary to make the clay useful.


A Status Study Of Parent-Teacher Conferences In First-Class Districts In The State Of Washington, Ada O. Shockley Aug 1952

A Status Study Of Parent-Teacher Conferences In First-Class Districts In The State Of Washington, Ada O. Shockley

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper was threefold: (1) to point out that every school, regardless of size, needs some type of effective induction for beginning teachers; (2) to explain the phases of an induction program; (3) and to whom certain responsibilities should be delegated.


A Survey Of The Status Of The Athletic Coach Of The Public Secondary Schools In The Yakima Valley, Phillip Mirosh Aug 1952

A Survey Of The Status Of The Athletic Coach Of The Public Secondary Schools In The Yakima Valley, Phillip Mirosh

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study is to attempt to determine the administrative responsibility, academic training, and tenure of athletic coaches in public secondary schools in the Yakima Valley. It is desired that this study will serve as an aid in improving the coach’s status in the Yakima Valley; and to identify the true position of the athletic coaches in the over-all educational picture.


Criteria For The Selection Of Classroom Films, John A. Lynn Aug 1952

Criteria For The Selection Of Classroom Films, John A. Lynn

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper to justify and describe a systematic approach to the appraisal and selection of classroom films in the light of the current literature on the problem – to formulate a set of criteria which can be used in film selection, and to compile these criteria into a form which will invite use by the classroom teacher.


Promotion And Non-Promotion In The Elementary School, Frank Carothers Aug 1952

Promotion And Non-Promotion In The Elementary School, Frank Carothers

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to find out the facts concerning pupil promotion and non-promotion in the elementary school and to make recommendations to public schools which might enable pupils to progress through school in a more orderly manner.


Radio Listening Habits Of High School Students Concerning Music, Lyle Manson Aug 1952

Radio Listening Habits Of High School Students Concerning Music, Lyle Manson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this survey was to determine the radio listening habits of Kittitas County high school students’ musical tastes, and how they related to different personal factors of the high school student’s every day life.


Orientation Of The New Teacher For Achieving Successful Emotional Adjustment, James Nichols Pendleton Jr. Jul 1952

Orientation Of The New Teacher For Achieving Successful Emotional Adjustment, James Nichols Pendleton Jr.

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper to (1) review the investigations and articles by psychologists and educators respecting evidence and extent of maladjustment in teachers, and the consequent effect of such teacher personalities on children; and, premised on the assumption that many teacher maladjustments with their resultant inadequacies are a consequence of unhappy teaching experiences, (2) to investigate areas for conditioning teacher adjustment, with particular attention to reviewing orientation methods and procedures for new teachers and teachers new to the school system.


Spelling In The Elementary School, Orin Colbert Jun 1952

Spelling In The Elementary School, Orin Colbert

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to increase the knowledge and background of the writer in the area of spelling. By using a documentary form of research the writer attempts to bring together under one source some of the more important investigation in several different areas of spelling.