Big6 is a six-stage model to integrate information search and use skills along with technology tools into a systematic process to find, use, apply, and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks.

The steps include…

  • Task Definition
  • Information Seeking Strategies
  • Locate Information and Access
  • Use of Information
  • Synthesis
  • Evaluation

Big6 provides a wide variety of free resources and includes special sections for grades K-6 and 7-12 with worksheets, games, and writing resources.