Big6 WIKI for Bolingbrook * April 17, 2007
Big6 Trainer: Rob Darrow (robdarrow@cusd.com)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Part I: The information age: implications for learning, teaching and technology
3. Part II: Information literacy: the Big6 Skills process & approach
  • Handout: Big6 Plan of Action
  • Big6 Card Activity
  • Big6 Implementation Strategies. – Create your own B6 Lesson in groups.

4. Big6 Macro Planning
5. Big6 and the Web – (on computers)
  • · Activity 1 - Big6 web link activity – http://big6.wikispaces.com
    • o Identify websites in the Big6 format and jot down the two best for each Big6 stage.Identify websites in the Big6 format and jot down the two best for each Big6 stage.
  • · Activity 2 - Search the Web Webquest (Information Seeking Strategy) - http://www.cusd.com/calonline/infolit
    • o Complete the Webquest to learn about different search tools. Write down your favorite search (other than Google).Complete the Webquest to learn about different search tools. Write down your favorite search (other than Google).
  • · Activity 3 – Big6 Website Treasure Hunt – Big6 Treasure Hunt - www.big6.com
    • o Discover the different gems on the Big6 website by following this treasure huntDiscover the different gems on the Big6 website by following this treasure hunt.

6. Big6 Pledge, Plan of Action, Evaluation
· Information Literacy is:
· Three ways that I can increase information literacy with my students are:
· The Big6 is important in increasing information literacy because:
· One lesson I will integrate the use of the Big6 into will be (briefly describe the lesson – subject, number of periods, etc.):
· I will do this lesson during the month of: