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An Inquiry Into The Influence Of A Professional Organization Upon Its Members, Frederick Dressler Chesterley Dec 1957

An Inquiry Into The Influence Of A Professional Organization Upon Its Members, Frederick Dressler Chesterley

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare: (1) how a professional organization’s members voted in relation to the organization’s recommendations; (2) how the professional group voted in comparison to the public in general; (3) deviations within the professional group on the basis of age and sex from the stated policy of the professional organization in order to determine if any segment of the membership failed to follow the leadership, and if not, where and why they did not.


An Analysis Of The Classroom Interruptions Presenting Themselves In The Lakeview Elementary School, Robert F. Logue Dec 1957

An Analysis Of The Classroom Interruptions Presenting Themselves In The Lakeview Elementary School, Robert F. Logue

All Master's Theses

It is possible that interruptions cannot be completely eliminated, but from this study it is hoped that teachers and administrators will be able to evaluate their particular situations and minimize interruption problems. Other purposes of the study have been to determine the origin of interruptions and the relationship between disciplinary problems and classroom interruptions. Also included will be an evaluation of teaching duties that reduce teachers’ instructional time.


Justification And Suggestions For Teaching Creative Dramatics In The Primary, Elementary, And The Junior High School, Mary Henrietta Johnson Dec 1957

Justification And Suggestions For Teaching Creative Dramatics In The Primary, Elementary, And The Junior High School, Mary Henrietta Johnson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to state and define the philosophy of the creative dramatics program; (2) to give suggestions to teachers as to how creative dramatics can, and should, be a part of the curriculum; (3) to provide a means by which teachers can improve their instruction and thus promote a better appreciation for creative dramatics.


Towards An Ideal Education, Carl A. Carlson Aug 1957

Towards An Ideal Education, Carl A. Carlson

All Master's Theses

Modern education is based on the philosophy that through a functional and practical program the needs of the child will be met. In actual practice, too often ideals are left out of this program. For the purpose of developing these ideals and incorporating them into the functional pragmatic school system to form a program that will come closer to answering the needs of the child, and in the spirit of the philosophy of John Dewey, a man of high ideals and great moral character, this study was written.


A Survey Of The Expenditures For And The Practices Of Selecting, Purchasing, And Distributing Instructional Materials In Yakima County, Washington, Robert Gene Archer Aug 1957

A Survey Of The Expenditures For And The Practices Of Selecting, Purchasing, And Distributing Instructional Materials In Yakima County, Washington, Robert Gene Archer

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this investigation to study existing practices of selection, purchasing, and distribution of instructional materials used by the school districts of Yakima County, Washington.


A Survey Of Practices And Attitudes Of Elementary Educators Regarding Playground Supervision In Douglas And Chelan Counties, Vern L. Huffman Aug 1957

A Survey Of Practices And Attitudes Of Elementary Educators Regarding Playground Supervision In Douglas And Chelan Counties, Vern L. Huffman

All Master's Theses

The purposes for this study were: (1) to discover existing playground practices in selected elementary schools in Central Washington, (2) to discover existing attitudes of teachers in selected schools in Central Washington, and (3) to gather information that would aid teachers and administrators in the elementary school playground supervisory problem.


A Collection Of Original Musical Settings To Selected Children’S Poetry For Use In The Elementary Singing Program, John W. Gallemore Aug 1957

A Collection Of Original Musical Settings To Selected Children’S Poetry For Use In The Elementary Singing Program, John W. Gallemore

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this document (1) to present original compositions as musical settings for selected children’s poetry that can be used as suitable material to supplement the singing activities of the elementary grades; (2) to assist, through the use of these original compositions, in developing more desirable attitudes toward the appreciation of new sounds and ideas found in modern and contemporary music; and (3) to stimulate a greater appreciation of children’s poetry through the examples used in this study.


A Survey And Study Of Handwriting In The Intermediate Grades In Selected Schools In The State Of Washington, Donald H. Ellertson Aug 1957

A Survey And Study Of Handwriting In The Intermediate Grades In Selected Schools In The State Of Washington, Donald H. Ellertson

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to survey the general nature of current practices in handwriting of the schools within the state of Washington which are classed as a group two and three according to the Washington Education Association’s Thirty-Fourth annual Teachers’ Salary Study; and (2) to determine the relative importance of handwriting in the intermediate curriculum of these schools.


A Questionnaire Survey Of Why, How, And What Literature Is Being Taught In The Eleventh And Twelfth Grades In The State Of Washington, Barbara Marie Kelly Aug 1957

A Questionnaire Survey Of Why, How, And What Literature Is Being Taught In The Eleventh And Twelfth Grades In The State Of Washington, Barbara Marie Kelly

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to obtain a cross-section analysis of the eleventh and twelfth grade teachers of literature in the state of Washington; (2) to discover the attitudes of these teaches as to why and how literature should be taught in grades eleven and twelve; (3) to learn how it is actually taught at theses grade levels; (4) to present and analyze these finding; (5) to ascertain which college courses these teachers felt had helped them the most in preparing to teach literature; and (6) to make suggestions that might help the prospective teachers of literature.


A Study Comparing The Academic Preparation Of Teachers And Their Actual Teaching Positions, David F. Niemiec Aug 1957

A Study Comparing The Academic Preparation Of Teachers And Their Actual Teaching Positions, David F. Niemiec

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine what percentage of teachers were actually teaching at levels and in fields for which they were prepared; (2) to ascertain those areas in which teachers felt they needed more training.


A Study Of The Relationship Between Defects Of Articulation In Speech And Emotional Stability Of Children In The Primary Grades, Frances P. Oechsner Aug 1957

A Study Of The Relationship Between Defects Of Articulation In Speech And Emotional Stability Of Children In The Primary Grades, Frances P. Oechsner

All Master's Theses

This study is concerned with the relationship between defects of articulation in speech and emotional instability in elementary school children. The general procedure followed throughout the study involved a comparison of children having articulatory defects with speech normal children for personal and social adjustment.


An Evaluation Of The Teacher Preparation Program At Central Washington College Of Education, George B. Worthington Aug 1957

An Evaluation Of The Teacher Preparation Program At Central Washington College Of Education, George B. Worthington

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to establish the strengths and weaknesses of beginning teachers as seen by themselves and by their supervisors; (2) to compile suggestions of the beginning teachers and their supervisors for the improvement of the college preparatory program made in the light of the reported strengths and weaknesses; and (3) to analyze the reported strengths and weaknesses of beginning teachers and the suggestions for improvement for the specific purpose of making recommended changes in the teacher preparation curriculum.


A Partial Study Of Teachers’ Meetings In The State Of Washington, Edith Weidemann Aug 1957

A Partial Study Of Teachers’ Meetings In The State Of Washington, Edith Weidemann

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to get the opinions of teachers of various schools in the state of Washington concerning teachers’ meetings; (2) to review the literature which has already been written about various types of meetings; (3) to compare the survey with previous findings; and (4) to discuss any new ideas or developments that might show up as a result of the study.


Prediction Of Eighth-Grade Achievement At Moxee Central School Using Metropolitan Achievement Test Scores From Early Elementary Grades, J. Ted Sehmel Aug 1957

Prediction Of Eighth-Grade Achievement At Moxee Central School Using Metropolitan Achievement Test Scores From Early Elementary Grades, J. Ted Sehmel

All Master's Theses

The main purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between the grade equivalent scores of the second, third and fourth grades of the Metropolitan Achievement Tests (MAT) and the eighth grade scores of the same MST test for use in predicting success in subsequent achievement tests as found on file at the Moxee High School.


The United States Army Dependents Schools In Germany, Edward L. Treick Aug 1957

The United States Army Dependents Schools In Germany, Edward L. Treick

All Master's Theses

Never before in the history of the world has one country spent so much time and money in an attempt to educate all of its citizens. The United. States government realizes that the service personnel work better and are happier if their families can be with them. The men that make the laws also know that their children must be educated, hence this great overseas school system was initiated in the various services.


Provisions For Remedial Readers In First Class District High Schools In The State Of Washington, Mary Elizabeth Little Aug 1957

Provisions For Remedial Readers In First Class District High Schools In The State Of Washington, Mary Elizabeth Little

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine what the provisions are for remedial readers in first class district high schools in the State of Washington.


An Inventory And Analysis Of The Instructional Space At Central Washington College Of Education, Richard V. Walker Jun 1957

An Inventory And Analysis Of The Instructional Space At Central Washington College Of Education, Richard V. Walker

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to make an analysis and inventory of the instructional space at Central Washington College of Education, and to compare the findings of the analysis and inventory to the 1949 report of the Federal Security Agency on square footage needs per student in teachers’ colleges.


A Guide To Financing School Construction In The State Of Washington, Lee Allen Colby Jun 1957

A Guide To Financing School Construction In The State Of Washington, Lee Allen Colby

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to search for all information pertinent to the financing of school buildings in the State of Washington. Once accumulated from the several possible sources, the material was put together in chronological order.


Development Of A Text On The State Of Washington For Fourth Grade Social Studies, Anne Bruketta Johnson, Patricia Dunlap Smith Jan 1957

Development Of A Text On The State Of Washington For Fourth Grade Social Studies, Anne Bruketta Johnson, Patricia Dunlap Smith

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to develop a means for preparing text materials on the State of Washington for the fourth grade, with the thought in mind that a worthwhile contribution would be made to the curricular area dealing with the study of Washington. At the time this study was undertaken there was an urgent need for new and current materials on Washington.