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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.


Industrial Arts In The Junior High School, Grant Eugene Shelby Aug 1952

Industrial Arts In The Junior High School, Grant Eugene Shelby

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper has been two-fold. First to trace the history and philosophy of industrial arts from antiquity to the present, with emphasis upon the present. Second, a program for the small Junior High School has been proposed that is in accordance with the modern day purpose and objectives of industrial arts.


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 Study To Determine The Sources Of Friction Between Parents And The Yakima Public Schools, Clifford Albert Erickson Aug 1952

A Study To Determine The Sources Of Friction Between Parents And The Yakima Public Schools, Clifford Albert Erickson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are threefold: 1. To study recorded individual complaints directed at a Class A public school system during the period of one full year. 2. To identify the source of these misunderstandings and possibly the reasons for their occurrence. 3. To suggest some common methods of dealing with parents and the public at large in an effort to eliminate the criticisms.


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.


A History And Evaluation Of A Small District’S Elementary School Camping Program, Jack Edward Kittell Aug 1952

A History And Evaluation Of A Small District’S Elementary School Camping Program, Jack Edward Kittell

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to enable the writer to gain a knowledge of school camping programs; (2) to develop criteria for the establishment of successful school camping programs; and (3) to outline a definite program of procedures for the establishment of a school camping program for seventh grade pupils.


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.


The Responsibility Of Schools For Meeting The Leisure Time Needs Of The Community, Gerald M. Hanft Aug 1952

The Responsibility Of Schools For Meeting The Leisure Time Needs Of The Community, Gerald M. Hanft

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper was to determine the extent to which authorities in the fields of recreation and education consider the leisure time needs of the community as a responsibility of schools. The author has also attempted to show what changes must take place in educational patterns if schools are to meet these leisure time needs.


A Study Of Teacher Production Of Two By Two Inch Photographic Projection Slides For Classroom Instruction, Samuel Wesley Peach Aug 1952

A Study Of Teacher Production Of Two By Two Inch Photographic Projection Slides For Classroom Instruction, Samuel Wesley Peach

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the area of teacher-constructed photographic slides: to consider the feasibility of such projects, the qualities desirable in teaching slides, and the techniques of production.


A Survey Of Unusual Features In Public School Buildings In The State Of Washington, James Jerry Oechsner Aug 1952

A Survey Of Unusual Features In Public School Buildings In The State Of Washington, James Jerry Oechsner

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper to present the result of a composite survey of unusual features in new school buildings throughout the state of Washington. The writer does not desire to present the common characteristics of size, shape or description of the conventionally planned schools, but rather his aim will be to present the results of a survey revealing many unusual and accommodating features as they are being incorporated in modern plants.


The Use Of Parent Conferences As A Means Of Reporting And Guiding Pupil Progress In The Elementary School, Harmon L. Schinbeckler Aug 1952

The Use Of Parent Conferences As A Means Of Reporting And Guiding Pupil Progress In The Elementary School, Harmon L. Schinbeckler

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this report is to explain how the principal and faculty of Duwamish School in King county, Washington, introduced, initiated, and followed up a change in the form of reporting to parents to include the use of parent-teacher conferences.


A Job Analysis Of High School Principalships In Yakima County, Robert Schmelzlee Aug 1952

A Job Analysis Of High School Principalships In Yakima County, Robert Schmelzlee

All Master's Theses

The object of this study is to make an investigation of the status of the high school principal in Yakima County. This paper will attempt to answer a few of the more important questions that are frequently asked concerning the principal and his work.


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.


Problems Of Attendance In The Elementary School, Keith E. Haskins Aug 1952

Problems Of Attendance In The Elementary School, Keith E. Haskins

All Master's Theses

Although education is essentially a state function, the very nature of school attendance makes it primarily a local administrative problem. Therefore, the purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To explore certain problems of pupil attendance on the elementary school level. 2. To identify and study problems which directly affect school attendance adversely. 3. To discover possible administrative policies which might be used in the improvement of school attendance.


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.


An Art Guide For Classroom Teachers At The Kindergarten Primary Level, Phoebe Florence Kiser Jul 1952

An Art Guide For Classroom Teachers At The Kindergarten Primary Level, Phoebe Florence Kiser

All Master's Theses

This handbook has been prepared to assist classroom teachers in developing an effective program of art education. It is intended to provide teachers with a guide which may help them to help themselves in the teaching of primary art.