Date of Award


Degree Type

Thesis (On-Campus Access Only)

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

First Advisor

Doris H. Gregory


The purposes of this study are: 1. To outline some of the more important principles of child growth and development known today. 2. To summarize what is being done in Tualatin Grade School better to understand each child in relation to his physical, mental, and social emotional development. 3. To indicate what future improvements can be made in studying children and building a program to fit the individual needs.