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Witty, Paul A.
Northwestern University
PAUL A. WITTY is a Professor of Education at Northwestern University.

Paul A. Witty, Frank G. Jennings, Charles Calitri & Miriam L. Goldberg - 1967
In the yearbook, we have, of course, included descriptions of only a limited number of programs extending from preschool through the adult levels. We believe that these programs reflect the best features of present practice and, hence, provide a helpful resource for persons seeking to improve current practice or to inaugurate new offerings. We sought, also, to indicate the effectiveness of the programs and practices. This was attempted through descriptions of accomplishments in accord with the varied purposes of each undertaking.

Paul A. Witty - 1967
For decades thoughtful leaders in America have held that education should be looked upon as a process in which the greatest development of each child and youth is sought in accord with his unique nature and needs. Although marked progress has been made, this worthy goal has not been achieved.

Paul A. Witty, Louise G. Daugherty & Alfred L. Rudd - 1967
The members of the committee for the yearbook, The Educationally Retarded and Disadvantaged, recommended that a description be included of the remarkably successful program developed in the Army for "functionally illiterate" soldiers during World War II. The committee members believed also that the principles derived from this work would prove especially applicable and helpful in our efforts to cope with the problems of the disadvantaged today.

Paul A. Witty - 1961
Education has come to be regarded as a process in which every pupil is privileged to seek his maximum development in accordance with his nature and needs. This concept has modified thinking about instruction in every area. Educators now insist that reading experiences should be meaningful from the beginning and that reading instruction should continue as long as the student has need for guidance or refinement of skills in reading.

Paul A. Witty - 1961
The importance of the interest factor in reading instruction has been emphasized over and over by leaders in education. However, surprisingly few comprehensive studies of children's interests are available, and practical techniques for the classroom teacher to use in evaluating children's interests are also scarce.

Paul A. Witty - 1958
Gifted children and superior individuals have been recognized from the beginning of mankind's attempt to live in groups. However, the criteria for designating the gifted individual have varied with the nature and complexity of the culture. Of course, provisions for special education have varied, too; and they have frequently been unsystematic, poorly organized, and inadequate.

Paul A. Witty - 1956
It is possible for almost any adult to improve his reading both in rate and in comprehension. In practice, most of us adopt a congenial pace in rending much below our actual capacity. And some of us read everything in the same way—a newspaper, a novel, or a conference report. In many cases, this is a snail's pace; in others it is a relatively slow rate that becomes habitual. There are, of course, large numbers of adults who read various types of material skilfully. Yet many of these people can improve their reading habits.

Paul A. Witty - 1956
Educators at all levels of instruction must divest themselves of the belief that gifted students can get along by themselves and that it is undemocratic to offer them educational opportunities suited to their particular needs. We must dispel also the fear sometimes expressed that the gifted may become selfish through special consideration, for "it is precisely this group of individuals of great ability who, in the long run and as a group, will be the least selfish, the least likely to monopolize the good things in this world, and by their inventions and discoveries, by their creative work in the arts, by their contributions to government and social reform, by their activities in all fields, will in the future help humanity in its groping struggle upward toward a better civilization."

Paul A. Witty - 1955
Research workers in education as well as persons interested in teacher-training and in-service programs have sought for many years to identify the characteristics of the effective teacher. Despite the long history of such efforts, reliable information is still not available. Of course many statements concerning the qualifications of good teachers are to be found in the literature of education. Recent recurring statements recall some reports published as long ago as one hundred years or more. For example, in 1845, the Reverend Denison Olmsted described the ideal teacher as one who possessed knowledge of his own subject, of kindred subjects, and of the world.

Paul A. Witty - 1949
It has become more and more apparent that teacher participation is necessary in order to develop effective programs in reading. Increasingly, administrators, supervisors, and teachers are co-operating in an effort to provide opportunities for every boy and girl to learn to read when he is ready and, thereafter, to make steady progress in the development of functional reading habits and skills.

Paul A. Witty - 1948
The significance in the lives of youth of ability to read effectively has long been recognized. More than ever before, the relationship of reading to successful adjustment is receiving attention. Furthermore, keen interest is being shown in the new and varied purposes for which youth read. It is recognized, too, that if high-school and college students are to become capable citizens, they must not only be trained to comprehend what they read but educated to think about the ideas apprehended and to discriminate among the facts presented in varied types of printed material. This effort is looked upon as part of a larger program in communication that aims to lead young people to react critically, listen intelligently, speak clearly, and write effectively.

Paul A. Witty - 1940
The development and use of the intelligence test has increased greatly our knowledge of the nature and extent of individual differences; it has also deepened and enriched our understanding of the special needs and true potentialities of various mental deviates. Perhaps the most significant contribution from the varied research is the increased knowledge concerning gifted children. The work has led educators to recognize a new and important responsibility for extending and enriching educational opportunities; and it has tended to correct many faulty notions and beliefs concerning gifted children among them, the widespread belief in the peculiarity or eccentricity of exceptionally gifted or talented persons.

Paul A. Witty - 1932
The specific problem of this study may be stated as: What are the characteristic features of the nature and behavior of four types of deviates in play: (1) those who play an inordinate amount (versatile); (2) those who play very little (non-versatile); (3) those who engage in a conspicuously large number of social activities (social); (4) those who engage in few activities with other children (non-social)?

 
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A.Boyce, George
A.Hanson, Abel
Aagaard, Lola
Abbate, Fred J.
Abbe, George
Abbot, Julia W.
Abbott, Allan
Abbott, Daniel H.
Abbott, Dorothy
Abbott, Forest L.
Abbott, Herbert V.
Abbott, Mary Allen
Abbott, Mary Ellen
Abbs, Peter
Abdi, Ali A.
Abdus-Sabur, Qadir
Abedi, Jamal
Abel, David A.
Abel, Emily K.
Abel, Jerian
Abel, Yolanda
Abeles, Harold F.
Abelmann, Nancy
Abelson, Harold H.
Aben, Patricia
Abernathy, Ruth
Abernathy, Scott F.
Abeson, Alan
Abney, David
Abney, Louise
Abo-Zena, Mona
Aboulafia, Mitchell
Abouzaglo, Shanee
Abowitz, Kathleen Knight
Abrahams, Frank
Abrahams, Salie
Abram, Percy
Abrams, Alfred W.
Abrams, Lisa
Abrams, Samuel E.
Abrams, Sandra Schamroth
Abramson, David A.
Abrego, Michelle
Abry, Tashia
Abu El-Haj, Thea
Acharya, Urmila
Achenbach, Thomas M.
Achilles, Charles M.
Achinstein, Betty
Achner, M. J.
Ackerman, Debra
Ackerman, John M.
Ackerman, Phillip L.
Ackerman, Winona B.
Acosta, Elda
Acosta, Melanie M.
Acosta, Rudy
Acosta , Vasthi Reyes
Acuff, Bette
Ada, Alma Flor
Adair, Jennifer Keys
Adair, Vivyan C.
Adam, Roy
Adamany, David
Adams, Arlene
Adams, Arthur S.
Adams, Curt M.
Adams, Donald
Adams, Hazard
Adams, Kathy
Adams, Kenneth R.
Adams, Margaret
Adams, Megan
Adams, Natalie Guice
Adams, Susan R.
Adams-Bass, Valerie
Adamson, Susan C.
Adelson, Joseph
Adely, Fida J.
Adigun, Olajumoke "Beulah"
Adkins, Amee
Adkins, Dorothy C.
Adkins, Winthrop D.
Adkison, Judith
Adler, Chaim
Adler, Karlyn
Adler, Mortimer J.
Adler, Susan Matoba
Ado, Kathryn
af Malmborg, Nils M.
Afonso, Robert
Afzal, Saima
Agans, Jennifer P.
Agee, Jane
Agirdag, Orhan
Agius, Kirsten
Agne, Russell M.
Agnew, Walter D.
Agosto, Vonzell
Agre, Gene P.
Agren, Raymond
Aguiar, Jeff
Aguilar, Jose V.
Aguilera-Black Bear, Dorothy
Aguirre, Julia
Aguirre Jr, Adalberto
Ahearn, Amy
Ahern, T. James
Ahern, Terence
Ahlberg, Mauri
Ahlstrom, Winton M.
Ahmad, Iftikhar
Ahmad, Nabeel
Ahn, June
Ahram, Roey
Ahrens, Maurice R.
Aiken, Henry David
Aiken-Wisniewski, Sharon A
Aikin, Wilford M.
Aikins, Ross
Airasian, Peter W.
Airton, Lee
Aitchison, Alison E.
Aitchison, Gertrude M.
Aitken, Graeme
Aitken, Jenny
Aitken, Johanna
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Akanbi , Linda
Akers, Milton E.
Akerson, Valarie L.
Akiba, Daisuke
Akiba, Motoko
Akin, Clayton
Akinrinola, Ademola
Akita, Kiyomi
Akkari, Abdeljalil
Akom, Antwi
Akrawi, Matta
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Alaca, Zahide
Alarcon, Jeannette
Alatis, James E.
Alba, Richard
Albert, Gerald
Albert, Marta K.
Alberty, H. B.
Alberty, Harold
Albrecht, Arthur E.
Albrecht, Lisa
Albright, Julie M.
Albright, Kathy Zanella
Albro, Elizabeth
Alcantar, Cynthia M.
Aldemir, Jale
Alden, Elizabeth
Alden, Vernon R.
Alderfer, H.F.
Aldrich, Grace L.
Alessi, Jr., Samuel J.
Alexander, Carter
Alexander, Dameon V.
Alexander, Francie
Alexander, Gadi
Alexander, Herbert B.
Alexander, Jonathan
Alexander, Karl L.
Alexander, Leslie
Alexander, Nathan N.
Alexander, Neville
Alexander, Nicola A.
Alexander, Patricia A.
Alexander, Theron
Alexander, Thomas
Alexander, W. P.
Alexander, William M.
Alexander, M.D., Franz
Alfonso, Mariana
Alford, Harold D.
Alford, Schevaletta M.
Alfred, Mary
Alger, Chadwick F.
Alharthi, Ahmad A.
Ali, Arshad Imtiaz
Ali-Khan, Carolyne
Alibutod, Marilyn
Alicea, Monica
Alishahi, Afsoon
Alkin, Marvin C.
Allegrante, John P.
Alleman, Janet
Allen, Anna-Ruth
Allen, Arthur
Allen, Ayana
Allen, C. R.
Allen, Charles R.
Allen, Clinton M.
Allen, Danielle
Allen, David
Allen, Forrest
Allen, Harvey A.
Allen, Ira Madison
Allen, Jan
Allen, Jane C.
Allen, Jennifer
Allen, Keisha McIntosh
Allen, R. V.
Allen, Richard D.
Allen, Tawannah G.
Allen, Virginia F.
Allen, W. Paul
Allen, Walter R.
Allen, Wendell C.
Allen, Willard Paul
Allen-Jones , Glenda L.
Allensworth, Elaine
Allensworth, Elaine
Alleyne, Melissa L.
Alline, Anna L.
Allington, Richard
Allison, Valerie A.
Allport, Gordon W.
Allyn, David
Almack, John C.
Almeda, Victoria Q.
Almog, Tamar
Almy, Millie
Alonso, Harriet Hyman
Alonzo, Julie
Alpern, D. K.
Alperstein , Janet F.
Alpert, Augusta
Alridge, Derrick P.
Alsaedi, Najah
Alsbury, Thomas L.
Alson, Allan
Alston, Chandra
Altbach, Philip G.
Althouse, J.G.
Altman, James W.
Altman, William
Alvarado, Rafael E.
Alvarez, Adam Julian
Alvermann, Donna E.
Alviar-Martin, Theresa
Alvy, Harvey B.
Amanpour, Christiane
Amanti, Cathy
Ambach, Gordon M.
Ambrosio, John
Ames, Carole A.
Amonette, Henry L.
Amory, Alan
Amos, Yukari
Amrein-Beardsley, Audrey
Amsel, Eric
Amster, Jeanne E.
Amthor, Ramona Fruja
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Anderson, Barry D.
Anderson, Bernice E.
Anderson, Brett
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Anderson, Gina
Anderson, Gregory M.
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Anderson, Helen
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Anderson, Howard R.
Anderson, James D.
Anderson, James
Anderson, Jeffrey B.
Anderson, Jervis
Anderson, John E.
Anderson, Kate T.
Anderson, Kelly
Anderson, Kenneth Alonzo
Anderson, L. Dewey
Anderson, Lauren
Anderson, Lorin W.
Anderson, Michael L.
Anderson , Noel S.
Anderson, O. Roger
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Anderson, Richard C.
Anderson, Robert H.
Anderson, Rodino F.
Anderson, Rowland C.
Anderson, Roy N.
Anderson, Sir George
Anderson, Thomas H.
Anderson, W. P.
Anderson-Thompkins, Sibby
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André, Aline B.
Andreescu, Titu
Andrei, Elena
Andress, Paul
Andrew, Thomas
Andrews, Alon
Andrews, Benjamin R.
Andrews, Gillian "Gus"
Andrews, Richard L.
Andrews-Larson, Christine
Andrianaivo, Solange
Andrus, Ruth
Andry, Robert C.
Andrzejewski, Carey E.
Angelis, Janet
Anglum, J. Cameron
Angoff, Charles
Angulo, A. J.
Angus, David L.
Annamma, Subini
Annenberg, Norman
Ansari, Sana
Ansell, Amy E.
Anthony, Albert S.
Anthony, Kate S.
Antia , Shirin
Antler, Joyce
Antler, Stephen
Antonelli, George A.
Antonenko, Pavlo
Antrop-González, René
Anyon, Jean
Aoudé, Ibrahim G.
Apfel, Nancy
Appell, Clara T.
Appiah, Kwame Anthony
Apple, Michael W.
Applebaum, Barbara
Applebee, Arthur N.
Appleman, Deborah
Aptheker, Herbert
Apugo , Danielle L.
Aquino-Sterling, Cristian
Araaya, Hailu
Arafeh, Sousan
Araujo, Blanca
Araujo, Blanca
Arbeit, Miriam R.
Arberg, Harold W.
Arbuckle, Dugald
Archibald, Sarah
Arcilla, Rene Vincente
Ardsdale, May B.
Areen, Judith
Arenas, Alberto
Arends, Jack
Arent, Emma
Ares, Nancy
Arey, Charles K.
Argyris, Chris
Arias, M. Beatriz
Arisman, Kenneth J.
Arlett, Elizabeth
Armbruster, Bonnie B.
Armentrout, W.D.
Armor, David J.
Arms, Emily
Armstrong, Denise E.
Armstrong, John A.
Armstrong, Louis W.
Armstrong, Willis C.
Arndt, C. O.
Arnesen, Arthur E.
Arnett, Alex Mathews
Arnheim, Rudolf
Arnold, Bryan P.
Arnold, David B.
Arnold, Katharine S.
Arnold, Noelle Witherspoon
Arnot, Madeleine
Arnspiger, V. C.
Arnstein, George E.
Arnstine, Barbara
Arnstine, Donald J.
Arnstine, Donald
Arntsine, Barbara
Aronowitz, Stanley
Arons, Stephen
Aronson, Brittany
Arrastia, Lisa
Arrington, Angelique Renee
Arrington, Ruth E.
Arrowsmith, Mary Noel
Arrowsmith, Mary Noel
Arroyo, Andrew T.
Arsenian, Seth
Arseo, Sean
Arshad, Rosnidar
Arshavsky, Nina
Artelt , Cordula
Artiles, Alfredo J.
Arzubiaga, Angela E.
Asby, Sir Eric
Asch, Adrienne
Aschbacher, Pamela R.
Ascher, Abraham
Ascher, Carol
Ash, Doris
Ashbaugh, Ernest J.
Ashby, Christine
Ashby, Lloyd W.
Ashcom, Banjamin M.
Ashcraft, Catherine
Asheim, Lester
Asher, Nina
Ashford, Shetay N.
Ashida, K.
Ashley, Dwayne
Ashmore, Jerome
Ashton, Patricia E.
Ashworth, Delmer
Asil, Mustafa
Asimeng-Boahene, Lewis
Askari, Emilia
Askeland, O.
Assouline, Susan G.
Assow, A. Harry
Assuncao Flores, Maria
Astelle, George E.
Aster, Samuel
Astin, Helen S.
Astin, John A.
Astor, Ron Avi
Astuto, Terry A.
Ata, Atakan
Atanda, Awo Korantemaa
Athanases, Steven Z.
Atherley, Marilyn
Atkin, J. Myron
Atkinson, Ruth V.
Attannucci, Jane S.
Atteberry, Allison
Atteberry, Allison
Attwood, Adam
Atwater, Mary
Atwater, Sheri
Atwell, Nancie
Atwell, Robert King
Atwood, Virginia Rogers
Atyco, Henry C.
Au, Wayne
Aubert, Adrianna
Aubrey, Roger F.
Audley-Piotrowski, Shannon
Auerbach, Susan
Auguste, Byron
Augustine, Norman R.
Aultman, Lori
Aurini, Janice
Auser, Cortland P.
Austin, Ann E
Austin, David B.
Austin, Duke W.
Austin, Glenn
Austin, Jean
Austin, Mary C.
Austin, Mike
Austin, Theresa
Austin, Vance
Ausubel, David P.
Author, No
Autin, David B.
Avalos, Mary A.
Avcioglu, Ilhan
Averch, Harvey
Averill, Hugh M.
Averill, Julia
Averill, W. A.
Avila, Maria
Avila, Oscar
Avila Saiter, Sean M.
Aviles, Ann M.
Avison, O. R.
Axelrod, Paul
Axelrod, Ysaaca
Axelson, Alfhild J.
Axline, Virginia M.
AXT, Richard G.
Axtelle, G. E.
Axtelle, G. E.
Ayala, Jennifer
Ayalon, Hanna
Ayer, Adelaide M.
Ayer, Adelaide M.
Ayer, Adelaide M.
Ayer, Fred C.
Ayers , Bill
Ayers, David
Ayers, Leonard P.
Ayers, Richard
Ayers, Rick
Ayers, William
Ayieko, Rachel
Aylward, Lynn
Azano, Amy
Azevedo, Roger
Azzam, Tarek
 
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