The 2012/2013 Big6 by the Month Webinar Series is complete.
However, it's not too late to experience. You can access the recorded webinars and receive the full set of Big6 by the Month webinar materials - see below for details.
Free - preview webinar of Big6 by the Month - https://vimeo.com/28130717
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Fee - To register for the recorded 2012-2013 webinar series - including access to all the recordings and packets is $109.00.
Big6 by the Month is our comprehensive and systematic information & technology skills instructional program. In this webinar series, we work with you each month to plan and deliver a defined, predictable, measured, and reported information and technology literacy curriculum.
If you missed the first webinar - it's okay! We record each one and make them available to all attendees. And, the "early bird" registration price is still good through the end of August - $113 for the entire series of 9 webinars. If you have any questions, please email us at mailto:info(at)big6(dot)com
The next webinar is scheduled for Sept 6, Thursday, at 7pm EDT, 4pm PDT. The topic is Task Definition. From research and experience, we know that Task Definition is one of the most important and difficult information problem-solving skills. Students report (in Project Information Literacy) that they have the most problems with just starting an assignment or task. WE CAN HELP - with effective Big6 and Super3 lessons in the context of classroom-based assignments. This webinar will cover all the details!
The instructors for Big6 by the Month are Mike Eisenberg, Janet Murray, and Colet Bartow with support from Sue Wurster.
This is our #1 series for educators interested in developing and implementing an information and technology literacy program. Our approach is systematic and practical. Attendees gain mastery of the Big6 and Super3 information and technology skills processes AND direct experience with setting a Big6/Super3 program, linking to school, district, state, and national standards, and planning for classroom, library, or technology lab lessons and units. EVERY attendee will be able to immediately implement Big6 and Super3 instruction and establish an information and technology literacy program that is
There are 9 one-hour webinars in the series:
August - Overview
Sept - Task Definition
Oct - Info Seeking Strategies
Nov - Location & Access
Dec - Use of Info
Jan - Revisit and Reflect
Feb - Synthesis
Mar - Evaluation
April - Culminating Activities
Each webinar is recorded and there is a 40+ page PDF handout packet for EACH webinar session.
We work hard to keep the costs down -
Cost for live sessions and access to the recordings and packets are $14.95 per event per person. A "season pass" for all 9 is $134.00.
Cost for access to all the recordings and packets is $109.00.
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