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Reluctant Adopters and Technology Initiatives | Edutopia

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Addressing the valid concerns teachers have about new tech tools helps them accept change and builds positive relationships.

When school leaders decide to start a new technology project—whether it’s a small one like adopting a new technology tool or a large one like going 1:1—they often dread one or two teachers they suspect will be reluctant and could keep the project from succeeding. They may avoid these teachers or not address their reluctance.

But understanding the position of reluctant teachers may help the leaders preserve collegial relationships and encourage the teachers to accept and work hard for the new project—such teachers, far from being stubborn, may have valid points that those who are eager for change may have overlooked.

Read the full article here: Reluctant Adopters and Technology Initiatives | Edutopia

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