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  • History of the academy in Missouri 

    Barton, Frank L. (University of Missouri, 1910)
    The demand for the academy in Missouri was the same as the demand for it in any other western state - a popular demand for secondary education. This demand was along several lines; first it was to inculcate special forms ...
  • The importance of problems in the teaching of American history in high schools 

    Lee, Edgar Desmond (University of Missouri, 1909)
    No invention, no conformity to a new mode of living, was ever brought about by an individual or community except to meet some definite need. Some obstacle, some difficulty, arose which had to be overcome. For example, the ...
  • The incidental teaching of English composition in the high school 

    Kleeman, Eleanor (University of Missouri, 1912)
    At the present time, when the efficiency of every department of school work is being questioned, when real improvement is being made in the school as an adequate preparation for life, the question of the value of formal ...
  • Investigation in the teaching of elementary mathematics from the standpoint of choice and arrangement of subject matter 

    Monroe, Walter Scott, 1882-1961 (University of Missouri, 1911)
    To one engaged in the teaching profession, or even to a laymen who has come into contact with the educational system of the present time, it is scarcely necessary to present evidences of dissatisfaction regarding the results ...
  • An investigation into the relationship between student achievement and curriculum knowedge of special education co-teachers 

    McGrath, Karin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    The balance of awareness of student disabilities, providing supports and accommodations necessary for the success of special education students, and a high understanding curriculum contents is a challenge for special ...
  • The manual arts as an illustrative factor in history and geography in the upper grades 

    Dobbs, Ella Victoria (University of Missouri, 1913)
    The experiments herein described were undertaken for the purpose of discovering to what extent the Manual Arts could be used profitably, under ordinary school-room conditions, in illustrating history and geography in grades ...
  • The mental and physical development of rural children 

    Collings, Pryor Ellsworth (University of Missouri, 1918)
    A. Problem: Are there any fundamental differences between rural and urban children in mental and physical growth and development? If there are differences, are they due to the inborn nature of the children, or to environment? ...
  • Mental tests of school children 

    Ross, Dora Edna (University of Missouri, 1915)
    The gradation and classification of pupils, the nature of the curriculum and methods of teaching, have long been vital questions for educators. The mental measuring rods for classification and promotion which have been ...
  • Natural interests of adolescents 

    Wilkinson, William Albert (University of Missouri, 1911)
    The purpose of this investigation was to discover as far as possible, in the limited time available, the capacities of the adolescent mind with special reference to the lines of work represented in the typical high school ...
  • Observation one of the activities in the third grade of the University elementary school 

    Helm, Katherine Mary (University of Missouri, 1913)
    In various forms Nature-study has become a part of the curriculum of the schools, often holding an equal place with the "Three R's". Frequently the usual studies are too remote from the daily lives of the children to be ...
  • Philosophy of Horace 

    Hill, Ruby (University of Missouri, 1912)
    In a treatise on the philosophy of Horace it is necessary to discuss the following problems: 1) What did Horace know of the different philosophical systems? 2) To what extent do the works of Horace contain references to ...
  • Practical problems depending upon principles of geometry 

    Cosby, Byron (University of Missouri, 1910)
    One of the recent questions in education deals with the efficiency of our secondary schools. The question is of vital importance to all classes of educators, but to no class is it more pertinent than to the High School ...
  • The principles underlying the selection of a course of study 

    Jones, Abner, 1873- (University of Missouri, 1915)
    The problem of this study is to find the principles that should underlie the selection of the school curriculum. It is not a scientific investigation of the social and psychological facts upon which the course of study ...
  • The relationship of emic model derived resiliency attributes to ninth grade student total core subject courses passed in an urban high school as viewed through the RDYM 

    Bates, Tyrone M. Jr., 1978- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    The variables positively supporting urban student matriculation through high school remain unclear as one moves from one context to another. Furthermore, attributes that positively influence urban ninth grade student ...
  • Some considerations in the teaching of mediaeval and modern history in high schools 

    Carr, Charles Frederick (University of Missouri, 1908)
    This paper is an attempt to show what is considered by the writer to be the function of Mediaeval and Modern History at the Teachers College High School, to find out what method this function can best be realized, to show ...
  • The story of the farmer 

    Watkins, Ralph Knupp (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from preface: "The purpose of this study is to develop among boys and girls of junior high school age an appreciation of the farmer and the value of his work to society. Many books have been written about the things ...
  • A study in sentence structure 

    Searcy, Laura Anita (University of Missouri, 1915)
    The present study is a report of the results of the attempted correction of eighteen types of grammatical errors through the "incidental method" of teaching composition. This method as opposed to the "Formal Method" is ...
  • A study in seventh grade subject-matter 

    Mecker, Herman Heinrich (University of Missouri, 1913)
    Two years ago the writer came into the University Elementary School to devote about half time to teaching the seventh grade and the other half to graduate work in the University. As the writer worked along he found that ...
  • A study of the costs of the Kansas City high schools for the year 1915-1916 

    Monsees, Albert (University of Missouri, 1917)
    "The problem of this thesis is the study in detail of the cost of the Kansas City high schools for the year 1915-1916. For convenience, the problem is divided into several studies, as follows: Study A. A comparative study ...
  • A study of the Ebbinghaus conjectural method 

    Weiss, Albert Paul, 1879-1931 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    While the need for persistent drill is clearly recognized in the elementary and secondary schools, when the student enters college it is supposed that he is prepared to at once assume responsibility for his studies, a ...