Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

Publication Date

5-16-1939

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the relation of certain pre-school environmental factors to the pupil's readiness for first grade instruction and to determine what relation obtains between urban and rural children when equated according to these factors. Data and conclusions bearing on the relationship between readiness and the following factors are presented: (1) Age of the child. (2) Parents education. (3) Parents occupation. (4) Parents economic condition. (5) Pre-school association with other children. (6) Literary influences in the home. (7) Travel.

Document Type

Thesis

Language

English

Degree Name

Elementary Education

Level of Degree

Masters

Department Name

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy

First Committee Member (Chair)

Loyd S. Tireman

Second Committee Member

Robert Arthur Moyers

Third Committee Member

Benjamin Franklin Haught

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