Infographic: Students Proficient in Technology but Lack Problem Solving Skills.



Three years of data collected from a 21st Century Skills Assessment illustrate that elementary and middle school students are comfortable using technology but lack research, information fluency and problem solving skills. Some interesting stats of the students surveyed:

  • 34% can process data and report results
  • 33% can analyze data to make informed decisions
  • 72% practice safe use of information technology

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Yvonne Chan

Yvonne Chan

Yvonne is a writer for Edtech Times who is most interested in technology's role in culture. When she is not combing the web for the latest in educational technology, she is reading classic literature or watching the game on TV. You may know her from Gradeable,, Emerson College, Busa Wine & Spirits, UMass Dartmouth, or Burlington High School.