The mechanics of technology integration, as well as the adoption of any new pedagogical paradigm, involves change. With change comes the unexpected, which we can’t always prepare for. We can do all the social learning and lay as much groundwork as possible, but we don’t usually anticipate some of the basic hurdles. This article from Edudemic articulates what many of us have experienced.
“In all the excitement around what technology can do for education, the frustrations of the teachers faced with using it often get drowned out. Even educators who embrace the idea of using more technology with their students have found that it brings its share of challenges. And many of them feel powerless to address those challenges on their own.”