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A Comparative Study Of Two Methods Of Teaching Reading, Alan R. Bergstrom Aug 1961

A Comparative Study Of Two Methods Of Teaching Reading, Alan R. Bergstrom

All Master's Theses

One purpose of this study was to compare a reading program taught using a basic reading text, supplemental books, and teacher motivation to a reading program designed as an independent, developmental, multi-level program that utilizes graphic and ego motivation. Another purpose was to find out if pupils in the program will show a significantly greater gain in reading achievement than do pupils in the other.


Uses And General Educational Benefits Of A Student Newspaper In The Elementary School, H. Roger Salisbury Aug 1961

Uses And General Educational Benefits Of A Student Newspaper In The Elementary School, H. Roger Salisbury

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the utilization, supplementation, and general educational benefits derived from the student published newspapers of a selected group of elementary schools in the state of Washington; (2) to examine the position that the student publication now holds in the elementary curriculum; and (3) to determine the number of those selected elementary schools that have had and/or now have a pupil published newspaper.


A Survey Of The Life, Cost, And Storage Of Textbooks In The First Class Districts Of The State Of Washington, Grades One Through Six, Haven K. Crum Aug 1961

A Survey Of The Life, Cost, And Storage Of Textbooks In The First Class Districts Of The State Of Washington, Grades One Through Six, Haven K. Crum

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the cost of textbooks for grades one through six for the first class school districts in the State of Washington; (2) to establish an ideal textbook budget for optimum learning; (3) to find the useful life of a textbook as limited by durability and need for revision in certain subject areas, and (4) to investigate storage procedures, particularly central storage versus individual building storage, to determine the most efficient use of the basic and supplemental texts owned by a district.


A Survey Of The Present Status Of Classroom Music In The Tacoma Public Schools, James M. Trotter Aug 1961

A Survey Of The Present Status Of Classroom Music In The Tacoma Public Schools, James M. Trotter

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to survey teachers of grades four, five and six in the Tacoma School System to determine how many believe music should be taught by a special music teacher, the classroom teacher, or both; (2) to determine the amount of time allowed each week, in the grades surveyed, for teaching music; (3) to discover the attitudes of teachers surveyed toward music and its relation to the over-all school program; (4) to discover their attitudes toward music teachers; (5) to receive suggestions from classroom teachers as to how the music program in grades four, five ...


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.


A Survey Of Foreign Relations Emphasis In The Secondary Schools Of Clark County, Washington, Jess Vern Frost Aug 1961

A Survey Of Foreign Relations Emphasis In The Secondary Schools Of Clark County, Washington, Jess Vern Frost

All Master's Theses

This study attempted to determine the extent and nature of foreign relations education being given students in the Clark County, Washington, secondary schools. Eight areas centering around contemporary world history, geography, and problems courses were examined.


9 O’Clock Scholar: An Educational Film Depicting The Major Activities During A Day In A First-Grade Classroom, Llewella Davies Aug 1961

9 O’Clock Scholar: An Educational Film Depicting The Major Activities During A Day In A First-Grade Classroom, Llewella Davies

All Master's Theses

This study was made to show how to plan and produce a film appropriate for informing lay citizens, parents, prospective teachers, and educators about the nature of instructional activities (learning experiences) in a modern first grade classroom.


A Study Of Basketball Organizational Materials And The Development Of An Organizational Handbook For Beginning Basketball Coaches, Samuel Edward Mitchell Aug 1961

A Study Of Basketball Organizational Materials And The Development Of An Organizational Handbook For Beginning Basketball Coaches, Samuel Edward Mitchell

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether or not a handbook should be developed for beginning basketball coaches. Specifically, this investigation was designed to answer the following questions: (1) Do “AA” high school coaches use coaching handbooks? (2) What materials are included in these handbooks? and (3) If “AA” high school coaches did not have a handbook, what material did they think should be in a handbook?


Educational Community Resources A Guide For Moses Lake Junior High And Elementary Teachers, Byron L. Deshaw Aug 1961

Educational Community Resources A Guide For Moses Lake Junior High And Elementary Teachers, Byron L. Deshaw

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to assemble a clear, concise, convenient guide to educational community resources in the Moses Lake area; (2) to assist the Moses Lake teachers in planning and carrying out field trips; and (3) to provide a device that will save the teachers time in pre-planning as well as carrying out and evaluating a field trip.


A Language Arts Program For Pasco Senior High School Arrived At Through Group Participation, Doris L. Lisk Aug 1961

A Language Arts Program For Pasco Senior High School Arrived At Through Group Participation, Doris L. Lisk

All Master's Theses

This study through group consideration, attempted to devise an actual course of study for the language arts at Pasco Senior High School, Pasco, Washington, that would (1) insure basic achievements in each of the language arts for each student; (2) eliminate duplication in teaching previously learned material; (3) give the student opportunity to do makeup and/or catch-up work if necessary without the competition presented by more advanced students; (4) keep alive and foster (by advancement) students’ interest in English; (5) give opportunity for the student to cover as much of the language arts as his ability and ambition permit ...


Responsibilities Of Washington Industrial Arts Teachers For Classroom Budgetary And Financial Procedures, Carl A. Fulkerson Aug 1961

Responsibilities Of Washington Industrial Arts Teachers For Classroom Budgetary And Financial Procedures, Carl A. Fulkerson

All Master's Theses

The study will attempt to show the present methods employed by industrial arts instructors in the school districts of the state of Washington in establishing (1) the industrial arts department budget, (2) various systems of collecting or handling money received from students in industrial arts courses, and (3) various disbursing methods or policies.


An Experiment With A Technical Unit For Teaching Fiction In The High School, Allen R. Goodell Aug 1961

An Experiment With A Technical Unit For Teaching Fiction In The High School, Allen R. Goodell

All Master's Theses

This unit will attempt to provide both new and experienced teachers with a practical, easily administered guide for the effective teaching of short stories.


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 Correlation Between Space I.Q. And Performance In Basketball, Lynn E. Samford Jul 1961

A Correlation Between Space I.Q. And Performance In Basketball, Lynn E. Samford

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if there is any correlation between space I.Q. as measured on the SRA Test and performance in basketball at Prosser Junior High School during the years 1956-1960 and Prosser High School during the years 1958-1961.


A Survey Of Existing Measures For Remedial Readers In The Elementary Schools Of Pierce County, Robert L. Trask Jun 1961

A Survey Of Existing Measures For Remedial Readers In The Elementary Schools Of Pierce County, Robert L. Trask

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine what measures are being taken for remedial readers in the elementary schools of second class districts in Pierce County.