About the Author
Dr. Martin was recognized world wide as a pioneer and authority in the field of computer based education. His extensive research over many years into the manner in which children learn was the basis for his many educational software programs. He is the author and designer of the IBM marketed Writing to Read, Get Set, Spanish Writing to Read (VALE), PALS and interative video disk program for high school and older adult illiterates, and Writing to Write. a four year program in English writing. He has testified before committees of both Houses of Congress on matters of the education and welfare of children. From 1972 until 1974, he was Chairman and Director of the National Panel on High Schools and Adolescent Education of the United States Office of Education.