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Teachers Should Embrace Edtech and Get Rid of Fear of Change
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Teachers Should Embrace Edtech and Get Rid of Fear of Change

Many surveys have been conducted on technology integration in classrooms and one issue has been consistent in all of them: teachers are opposed to the idea of technology in schools. Despite the many benefits of embracing edtech in the education system, teachers are still not elated by the prospects of dispensing their duties using technology. Some experts claim that it is due to fear of change that teachers do not want to let go of the status quo. Others cite techno-phobia as the sole reason for this reluctance. However, the situation is more complex than that. There are so many reasons that are hindering teachers from embracing technology. Reasons why teachers are not adopting edtech in their lessons While students today are regarded as “Digital Natives”, teachers are really struggling ...