Approach to Information and Communications Technology 
Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8, 
2010
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Approach to Information and Communications Technology 
Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8, 
2010
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Approach to Information and Communications Technology 
Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8, 
2010
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Approach to Information and Communications Technology 
Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8, 
2010
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Approach to Information and Communications Technology 
Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8, 
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  1. 1. Approach to Information and Communications Technology  Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8,  2010 Copyright 2010, Barbara A. Jansen. Big6 copyright 1987, Eisenberg & Berkowitz. These materials are copyrighted. They may not be used for profit or presentation or duplicated for any reason. Permission granted for use in K-12 classrooms and libraries only. 1 Aldine ISD November 8, 2010 Instructional design Grades 3 & 4 Presented by Barbara A. Jansen Chair, 1‐12 Instructional Technology and Library Services Upper School Librarian St. Andrew’s School, Austin, TX Approach to Information and Communications Technology Skills Instruction Agenda Sharing from 9/3 Strategies for implementation Instructional design Sharing http://www.slideshare.net/bjansen08 http://big6tools.pbworks.com/ Big6™ Skills Overview 1. Task Definition 2. Information Seeking Strategies 3. Location & Access 4. Use of Information 5. Synthesis 6. Evaluation • Each skill has two subskills: – The “Little 12” Information Problem The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center in Austin, wants to expand its Children’s Gallery, Let’s Pretend Dr. Carver!, of famous African- Americans to its online space. Due to limited space, only two notables can be included. The Board of Directors will hear proposals on who they should consider for the exhibit. “George Washington Carver.” Courtesy of the Tuskegee Institute, Alabama; photograph, P.H. Polk . Accessed Britannica Online, 2010. Elementary Big6 #1: Task Definition Big6 1.1 Whole class: Brainstorming Learn about a notable African American in order to persuade the Board of Directors of the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center to add him or her to the children’s online exhibit. Grouping Why group? Why not? 1. Decide how you will group the kids 1. How many groups (determined by subtopics) 2. How many students in a group? 3. Who will be in each group? 2. Make a list of: 1. informational (fact-oriented) questions to which each group will need to find “answers” in order to do the project 2. questions that will require higher-level thinking and original ideas
  2. 2. Approach to Information and Communications Technology  Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8,  2010 Copyright 2010, Barbara A. Jansen. Big6 copyright 1987, Eisenberg & Berkowitz. These materials are copyrighted. They may not be used for profit or presentation or duplicated for any reason. Permission granted for use in K-12 classrooms and libraries only. 2 Look-up questions Background Is your person known by any other name? When and where was your person born? When did your person die or is he or she still alive? What information can you find about his or her family life? What hardships did your person overcome while growing up? How was your person educated? What other things were interesting in your person’s childhood? Adulthood What important jobs did your person have as an adult? What are important events that occurred in your person’s adult life, such as hardships, turning points, successes, accomplishments? What important contributions did your person make to our state or country? Who were/are the influential people in your person’s life? What other things were interesting or important in your person’s adulthood? Think-about questions Why was your person a positive role model (someone others can look up to or model their life after)? How did your person influence or impact our lives today? Your questions for the group may look like this: Task Definition 1.2 1. Separate class into groups according to the person they are studying 2. Students brainstorm the information they need to find “answers” in order to do the project 3. Your list 4. Data chart or other note taking organizer for step #4 Use of Information 5. Higher-level questions: additional page with space to record their responses. Question prompts Different format Prepare note taking organizer Student’s Name Topic Back to TNTBack to L&A Big6 #2: Information Seeking Strategies LicensedfromCartoonBank.com,2008. Elementary web evaluation Diane Lauer, 1999. Used with permission. Who wrote the pages and are they an expert in the field? What is the purpose of the site? Where does the information come from? When was the site created, updated, or last worked on? Why is the information valuable? Find Resources in Subscription Databases Why? TexShare databases Others Aldine purchases for elementary
  3. 3. Approach to Information and Communications Technology  Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8,  2010 Copyright 2010, Barbara A. Jansen. Big6 copyright 1987, Eisenberg & Berkowitz. These materials are copyrighted. They may not be used for profit or presentation or duplicated for any reason. Permission granted for use in K-12 classrooms and libraries only. 3 Big6 #3: Location & Access Reading for information Keyword and related word identification 3.1 Locate sources Traditional and electronic location skills 3.2 Access information within sources Table of contents, index, searching within databases etc. Big6 #4: Use of Information 4.1 Read, engage, hear, view, etc. 4.2 Take out needed information Citation Machine Citation Paraphrase Types of Note Taking Stripling, Barbara K. and Pitts, Judy M. Brainstorms and Blueprints: Teaching Library Research as a Thinking Process. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1988, p. 116. Used with permission. Summary Quotation Treasure Map Analogy  Trash‐n‐treasure note taking Photocredit:OldShoeWoman.Creative Commonsattributionlicense.Flickr.com. Big6 #5: Synthesis “The notion that young people would critically and creatively process the information they find is perhaps the core of the information search process.” —Loertscher & Woolls, 1999.
  4. 4. Approach to Information and Communications Technology  Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8,  2010 Copyright 2010, Barbara A. Jansen. Big6 copyright 1987, Eisenberg & Berkowitz. These materials are copyrighted. They may not be used for profit or presentation or duplicated for any reason. Permission granted for use in K-12 classrooms and libraries only. 4 Cautionary Statement of the Day Final product should… Transferable Skills Image licensed from Cartoonbank.com, 2008. Photo credit: diadrius. Creative Commons attribution license. Flickr.com. Composition 1. Literary forms: Story, poem, myth, fable, tall tale, limerick, or play about his or her notable African American including… 2. Information from knowledge level questions 3. Thoughtful responses to higher-level questions 4. Turn in all notes and drafts TAKS Skills Facts about their topic (included each time); Cause and effect relationships; Problem and solution; Compare and contrast; Characters’ opinions; Logical sequence; Generalizations; and Logical conclusions.
  5. 5. Approach to Information and Communications Technology  Skills, Instructional Unit Design, Aldine ISD, November 8,  2010 Copyright 2010, Barbara A. Jansen. Big6 copyright 1987, Eisenberg & Berkowitz. These materials are copyrighted. They may not be used for profit or presentation or duplicated for any reason. Permission granted for use in K-12 classrooms and libraries only. 5 Breaking News… Big6 #6: Evaluation Quote credit: Costa & Kallick (1992, p. 280) If Minds Matter. Photo credit: Pete Prodoehl. Creative Commons attribution license. Flickr.com. “Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” -B. F. Skinner bjansen@sasaustin.org library.sasaustin.org slideshare.net/bjansen08

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