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... as Joel Spolsky remarks, “in the Windows culture, you 're programming for Aunt Marge” (Spolsky). Spolsky implies that Windows is designed towards common people who have no desire to learn, they just want a functioning product. Even though a functioning product appears benign and harmless to education, it leaves the desire for more; it does little to enhance learning; instead, it encourages users not to learn because the job is done for them. All the other tools utilized in schools enhance learning, such as the pen and the calculator. By learning to write, students will be able to keep notes for further study, as well as learn to read at the same time so that they can learn about a given subject from as many sources as possible. Calculators simplify arithmetic, and educators do not introduce students to them until after the students learn the processes of arithmetic.
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