The purpose of the study was to investigate rationale behind the resort to the use of instructional technologies in the classroom by teachers in the Afigya Kwabre District. The objectives of the study were to find out how frequent teachers use instructional technologies in basic schools of the Afigya Kwabre district, determine the reasons for non-usage of instructional technologies in basic schools of the Afigya Kwabre district and to ascertain the factors that influence the use of instructional technologies in basic schools. A descriptive survey design with structured questionnaire was used for the study. The sampled population of the study was 100 teachers, who were sampled with simple random sampling technique. Among the findings were that the most frequently used instructional technology in teaching in Afigya Kwabre District is chalkboard. The study further revealed that overhead projector and videos were not frequently used in the district. Teachers do not use overhead projector because it is not available. Teachers in the district occasionally used flip chart. Also administrative support is a very important factor influencing the use of instructional technology in teaching. Based on the findings, it is recommended that training and workshop officers in Ghana Education Service should organize training on the usage of technologies like overhead projector, computer, videos and local resources.