There is a common myth that the ubiquity of cellphones, social media, and other online tools in students’ daily lives means that they are digitally adept at navigating complex technology landscapes. 

In fact, many students still do not have the basic technology skills they need for success in school and in their future careers. These lagging technology skills are being realized in the job market with graduates often lacking the needed technology skills to perform optimally. 

This infographic shares seven startling facts about this new digital divide. 

 

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