Top Trends in The Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies, 2017

The Emerging Technologies Competition is the Royal Society of Chemistry’s annual innovation initiative,¬†turning promising ideas into commercial reality. In this case, whether a technology has become a universal standard or merely the local standard in my community of practice, adoption would seem a logical course unless I have compelling personal reasons against it. Similarly, if I have adopted an emerging technology and believe that it should reach maturity as the standard, either locally or universally, my best arguments are based on the merits of the technology itself.

As far as immediate adjustments I will make to my instructional practice regarding the use of technology integration, I will allow my students to have more options in their research and reflection projects using technology (such as podcast, blogging, VoiceThread, and PowerPoint) and continue using the Jumpstart Artist program which differentiates content learning for students and uses levels of readiness in many …

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