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The Big6 - Skill 1

Task Definition

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This podcast is part of the series: Big6 Baking


Jenipher Patterson


Benjamin Davis Elementary School

Decatur City Schools


The Big6 is a process model to help people solve their information problems. Developed by information literacy educators Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is a way to teach information and technology skills, or research skills, to our students. In this video you are introduced to the Big6 skills by viewing an analogy between baking and doing research. In this video you are introduced to Skill 1 - Task Definition or "What do we need to do?"

Length: 03:19

Content Areas: Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[IL] (0-12) 4: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interests.


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