Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Educational Administration and Supervision


Democracy in the classroom has been a topic of increased discussion and research during the past decade. Wars tend to bring about reexamination of a society’s educational practices in relation to its ideals. World War II served this purpose, stimulating a great deal of study and recommendations in the field of democratic methods, practices, and procedures in the classroom. It is important that teachers avail themselves of this new material and use its recommendations.


Democratic Practices in Education: A survey and Checklist for the elementary Teacher. A Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate Division The University of Omaha. In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Masters of Arts in Education. Copyright 1956 Alice Mae Whitley.

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