You can do BIG things with Big6 Skills! Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions by using information. Some call it information literacy, information communication, or ICT skills, or a process, but we call it the Big6. Using the Big6 information literacy process, you will identify information research goals, seek, use, and assemble relevant, credible information, then to reflect— is the final product effective and was my process efficient. The Big6 information literacy process is completely transferable to any grade level, subject area, or workplace. Big6, state and national instructional standards, and your curriculum all work together hand-in-hand.
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Book Trailers and Common Core Standards--------- Students use technology & digital media strategically and capably.-- Common Core Standards. From the Common Core Key Points on Media and Technology:The Book Bug: Share and Share AlikeIn the past couple of days I have gotten a few, very sweet emails from other teachers and Media Specialists about the ideas and programs I have shared here on The Book Bug. Although I do come up with a great deal of my own programs and ideas for the Media Center, I must admit that a few of the programs I am using in the Media Center are not 100% my original ideas. I have borrowed from some wonderful, more experienced Media Specialists and tweaked their ideas into my version of their original. I would like to take the time and acknowledge the creators of two of those ideas and explain my adaptation of them. An idea which I have borrowed (or maybe maintained is the correct word for it) for the Media Center is Honor Books. Mrs.
OverDrive Resource CenterWe are here to help you get the word out about your OverDrive digital library. Explore the free resources below to print, distribute, or share digitally. Questions? Contact your Account Specialist or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Big6 Process ModelThe Big6™ is a process model for information problem-solving. It integrates information search and use skills along with technology tools in a systematic process to find, use, apply, and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks. The Big6 was developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz and is the most widely known and widely used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. It is used in thousands of K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and corporate and adult training programs and is applicable whenever people need and use information (source: The Big6 model has been adopted at the Dubai Women's College and is part of the curriculum.
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Nuts and Bolts of The Big Six 1998[ Instructional Objective | Learners & Context | Object of Game | Game Materials |Time Required | Rules | Design Process | References ] Instructional Objective This game is designed to reinforce The Big Six, an informational and problem solving technique developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz. The Big Six consists of six separate tasks, which help students focus research, solve problems and make decisions. The players must have received instruction in The Big Six before playing this game.The Big Six steps are as follows: Task Definition: The student defines the scope of her topic. She orders her tasks, and creates a timeline for completion.