21st Century Skills

21st Century skills are 12 abilities that today’s students need to succeed in their careers during the Information Age.

These skills are intended to help students keep up with the lightning-pace of today’s modern markets. Each skill is unique in how it helps students, but they all have one quality in common.

21st Century Skills-Literacy Skills

They’re sometimes called IMT skills, and they’re each concerned with a different element in digital comprehension.

The three 21st Century literacy skills are:

  • Information literacy: Understanding facts, figures, statistics, and data
  • Media literacy: Understanding the methods and outlets in which information is published
  • Technology literacy: Understanding the machines that make the Information Age possible

Literacy Skills