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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

1948

Primary education

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Achievement Of Pupils At Upper Grade Levels In Russell County, Kansas, Lawrence C. Dillon Jul 1948

Achievement Of Pupils At Upper Grade Levels In Russell County, Kansas, Lawrence C. Dillon

Master's Theses

The use of tests and measurements has been fascinating to the writer through several years of school experience. How much pupils learn, whether they measure up to other pupils and in what fields of knowledge they excel have been questions to which the answers were always interesting. Therefore, when it became a possibility to use results of a state-wide testing program as thesis material it was at once accepted. The work has been interesting and the findings justify the labor involved, in the opinion of the writer.


The Relationship Of Reading And Spelling Ability At Various School Levels, Robert C. Richards Jul 1948

The Relationship Of Reading And Spelling Ability At Various School Levels, Robert C. Richards

Master's Theses

Current emphasis in spelling and reading appears to be on the unitary nature of the child's development especially in relation to the language arts. While the writer is interested in the analysis of reading abilities and spelling ability in order to determine the fundamental language abilities common to both skills, the specific problem of this investigation is to, "discover the consistency of the relationship of spelling and reading abilities of pupils from the fifth grade through the ninth grade inclusive". This relationship refers to the linear correlation relationship derived from the use of standardized tests. The particular phases of ...


The Evolution Of The Junior High School In Kansas, Vernald Charles Rowe May 1948

The Evolution Of The Junior High School In Kansas, Vernald Charles Rowe

Master's Theses

To be specific, the problem of this thesis is to trace the origin and development of junior high schools in the state of Kansas. This study is concerned, basically, with the historical aspects of the problem. Diversions into administration, curriculum, and other elements, while constituting fruitful fields of study, are avoided in order to retain objectivity and continuity of thinking relative to the central theme.