Date of Award


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First Reader

Dr. W.C. Mims


Teachers influence the writing of children by example, planned lessons, and by establishment and maintenance of standards. To do this teachers need to be able to use acceptable manuscript writing, diagnose the individual needs of children, and plan experiences to meet those needs. Teachers do this by understanding the nature of the task to be done, the materials and tools, used and current procedure and philosophy, acquiring the personal skills needed, and understanding the range of individual differences among learners.



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