Welcome to the Green Acres Media Center! An EXEMPLARY certified 21st Century School Library!

Welcome to the Green Acres Media Center! An EXEMPLARY certified 21st Century School Library!

Spring Conference 2019 Instructional Video

The Big 6 Research Skills

Developing good problem solving skills while learning to choose appropriate, accurate, and relevant information is quite a challenge for the 21st Century Learner.  The Green Acres Information Literacy program focuses on a process that can be used to solve any type of question or problem.  It is called 'The Big 6'.  If you need to research a scientific question or just find a place to order a pizza, The Big 6 approach works! 

Task Definition - What types of information do you need?

Information Seeking Strategies - Determine all possible resources.

Location and Access - Locate sources and find information within sources.

Use of Information - Engage the information - READ-HEAR-VIEW.

Synthesis - Organize information from multiple sources and present a result.

Evaluation - How did you do?