Information Literacy Resources

External LinkBig 6 Homepage

"Developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is the most widely-known and widely-used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. "

External LinkInformation Literacy Standards

From the ALA Information Power - The Nine Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning

External LinkApplying Big 6 Skills

"Correlate ... Big 6 Skills with national Information Literacy Standards ... to organize an introduction to research on the Internet. " Good Links.

External LinkNuts and Bolts of Big 6

Nice Overview with resources & activities & even a game.

External LinkSquires LMC Big 6 page

Another good Big 6 overview site.

External LinkK-W_L_H

The K-W-L-H teaching technique is a good method to help students activate prior knowledge.

External LinkGraphic Organizers

Nice overview of graphic organizers from SCORE (California).

External LinkWrite Design Graphic Organizers

Another good overview of graphic organizers from write design.

External LinkScholastic Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizer portal from lesson planning section of Scholastic.

External LinkCenter for Media Literacy

Thought provoking site on literacy - good resources and articles.

External LinkJPS Info Lit overview (pdf)

Overview document for JPS Information Literacy curriculum (including technology)

External LinkJPS Info Lit Benchmarks (pdf)

Benchmarks arranged by grade level for the JPS Information Literacy curriculum