Group Activity:

1) The biggest challenges for students in the 21st century is...

seeing school as relevant, technology is a distraction, not a productive tool,
parent/community support (lack of),
self reliance - open-mindedness,
test performance,
equal access/defacto segregation,
inferiority

The biggest challenge for students in the 21st century is "motivating students."

2) The biggest challenges for educators in the 21st century is...

support, inclusion, differentiation, resources, funds, older/non-net genmust learn a second language to keep up with technology other duties & families, how much time do teachers have to truly create UDL lessons? too many responsibilities not enough time or money, underpaid, lack of useful professional development, accountable for everything

The biggest challenge for educators in the 21st century is time, money, and resources.

3) The biggest challenges for the USA in the 21st century is...

national debt, being competitive in global market, need for oil, curriculum & assessment, future employees, equal education for all, no child left behind, finding the best education pathway for students, right placement in the right setting, more opportunities

The biggest challenges for the USA in the 21st century are having the funds to create equal education for all students to enable them to be competitive in the global market, therefore giving more opportunities to students and creating better future employees.