The Iceberg: Getting beneath the surface of #edtech fears (#DitchBook)

#DitchBook Twitter chat

#DitchBook Twitter chat | Friday, November 17, 2017

The Iceberg: Getting beneath the surface of #edtech fears (#DitchBook)

Like an iceberg, what reluctant adopters say may only be 10 percent of what they’re feeling. Here are some ideas for allaying their fears. (Public domain photo via Unsplash.com)

About 90 percent of an iceberg is underwater.

Like an iceberg, what reluctant adopters say may only be 10 percent of what they’re feeling.

For anyone that encourages educators to try something new — especially with tech — there are responses that we often hear …

  • I’m not tech-savvy.
  • I don’t have the time to learn a new tech tool.
  • I tried something new and the kids resisted.
  • Students won’t even complete their homework. Why should I worry about using technology in my lessons?

In this #DitchBook Twitter chat, we addressed those concerns and more.

Scroll down to check out a summary of our discussion below.

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