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Studies the effect of the illustrative sentences used by teachers and examiners in the administration of standard spelling tests; and presents a list of words from the Springfield, Illinois, Test, devised by Leonard P. Ayres, along with the illustrative sentences used, and the compiled results...
Describes 25 children whose I.Q. was 120 or above, from grades 5, 6, and 7, with a view toward eliciting the need for children of one grade to have the same mental age. The brief history covers the school life for three years. Emphasizes the use mental tests for prognostication of a child's...
Reviews the various kinds of work curves obtained on the basis of data collected from a continuous work experiment with 368 third and fourth grade, and 343 seventh and eighth grade students. The purpose was to find how much school children fatigued while engaged in doing addition during an...
Outlines the manner in which the interest in the study of motivation in education started and its implications. Refers to the contributions of Woodworth to the field, and discusses the differences between terms such as "drive' and "mechanisms'.
Examines the effectiveness of systematic form of drill work as a saving over the regular school work. Ss belonged to two grades, one of which acted as a practice group, and the other as a control group. The Courtis Test and Woody Arithmetic Test were used as control tests while the Studebaker...
Investigates the conditions under which school grades can be taken as reliable indexes of intelligence. 1723 children of three schools were subjected to a series of group mental tests. The association coefficient was found for the following classes: (1) school retarded and below median in...
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