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The Role of Interest

by 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.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 60, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 9, 1961, p. 127-143
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19881, Date Accessed: 7/28/2021 5:28:37 PM

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