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Literacy Standards


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Literacy Standards

  1. 1. Looking at ICT Literacy Standards Through the Big6 Lens from Library Media Connection April/May 2008
  2. 2. In order to survive in a complex and information-rich society, students need to be… <ul><li>Capable information tech users </li></ul><ul><li>Information seekers, analyzers, and evaluators </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solvers and decision makers </li></ul><ul><li>Creative and effective users of productivity tools </li></ul><ul><li>Communicators, collaborators, publishers, and producers </li></ul><ul><li>Informed, responsible, and contributing citizens </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Big6 Skills <ul><li>Task Definition </li></ul><ul><li>define the information problem </li></ul><ul><li>identify the information needed </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>2. Information Seeking Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>determine all possible sources </li></ul><ul><li>select the best sources </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>3. Location and Access </li></ul><ul><li>locate sources (intellectually and physically) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>4. Use of Information </li></ul><ul><li>engage (read, hear, view, touch) </li></ul><ul><li>extract relevant information </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>5. Synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>organize information from multiple sources </li></ul><ul><li>present the information </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>6. Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>judge the product (effectiveness) </li></ul><ul><li>judge the process (efficiency) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>“ We must recognize and accept the fact that knowledge is changing so fast that no traditional curriculum can adequately supply students with fact-based learning needed for the challenges they will face. Instead we must teach them the skills to continue learning independently long after they are out of school.” </li></ul>