|The Big6 and Super3 Processes|
The Norwood Public Schools have adopted the Big6
Information Problem Solving Process as their model for teaching
information and technology skills. The
Big6 Information Problem-Solving Process, developed by educational
researchers Michael Eisenberg and Robert Berkowitz,
teaches students to use critical thinking skills to solve any
information need by following its six-step process.
Students learn to identify information needs, to locate and access
information, and then use the information to complete a wide variety of
Please view the Big6 Presentation for an introduction to the philosophy, skills, and steps of this process used by students in grades 3 and up.
Please view the Super3 Presentation for an overview of the Super3 Process. The Super3 is a modification of the Big6 Process for students in Grade 2.
Visit the Big6 Official Website for a more detailed explanation of the philosophy, steps, and skills used in the research process.
Resources at the following links can assist students in their research process.
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