50 Reasons Not to Change

4 Apr

Here at PBwiki we try to make adopting new technology as easy as possible (make a wiki as easily as peanut butter sandwich). That said, it can be intimidating to be the person at your company or school district to take on the status quo.

Maybe you’ve seen some of these excuses – what is the best excuse you’ve heard from your organization?


(Image from http://13c4.wordpress.com/2007/02/24/50-reasons-not-to-change/)

8 Responses to “50 Reasons Not to Change”

  1. James April 6, 2008 at 4:22 pm #

    The picture needs to be resized. It is too large to see the entire photo.

  2. Michael Brutsch April 7, 2008 at 11:31 am #

    It’s bad enough they hotlinked the image; is using it to hawk their wares really considered “non-commercial”?

  3. kristine April 7, 2008 at 11:56 am #

    Hey James and MBrutsch,
    Thanks for pointing that out, it’s fixed now.
    -Kristine

  4. Barbara Kay April 8, 2008 at 10:46 pm #

    The one excuse I don’t see and maybe it’s my age showing, but it’s “I don’t know how to, can someone train me here?” There a lot of us older teachers willing to try but we need to know how.

  5. kristine April 11, 2008 at 4:03 pm #

    Hey Barbara,

    Good point. Educators are really great about training and passing along the best new teaching tools.

    You should check out educators.pbwiki.com – we have a bunch of tips and training materials for you to use — and add your own ideas!

    Kristine

  6. mpb May 9, 2008 at 12:31 pm #

    I would like to remind folks again that the image has a copyright which requires attribution. The large image stored here (PBWiki) is improperly labelled and does not maintain the copyright which is required. Thus others who have used this image on their sites have inadvertently broken the usage restrictions.

    The original post is located here–

    http://13c4.wordpress.com/2007/02/24/50-reasons-not-to-change/

    It is proper to cite the reference to this PBWiki site as the hat tip but this does not substitute for the attribution.

  7. kristine May 9, 2008 at 4:04 pm #

    Hi MPB,

    Thanks, I updated our post to reflect the exact blog post where the image originated.

    Kristine

  8. ira July 19, 2009 at 4:22 am #

    heheheh!!!! LOL!!! its so funny ever!!!

    u people take my breath away!!!!!!

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