National Geographic : 1971 Sep
When are the schools going to All children may have been created equal in the eyes of God. But once they get into a classroom, it's another story. As any teacher can tell you, students don't learn the same things at the same speed. Albert Einstein breezed through math courses. Yet he was no Einstein at history. Some of our greatest writers had trouble passing spelling tests. And you don't have to be a detective to know what kind of marks your doctor brought home from penmanship class. There's a tremendous need for individual in struction, say our educators. And thanks to some modern new learning aids, schools are beginning to get help in this area. One such aid is the Chester Electronic Educa tional Information System from GTE Information Systems, Inc. It sounds complicated. But it's really one of the simplest, most natural ways to help teach kids today.