Navigating Educational Standards with Technology and the Big6™

Janet Murray

In Theory: Lofty Goals
ISTE NETS (National Educational Technology Standards for Students)
ETS iSkills
AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner

ICT Literacy standards comparison matrix
Why they matter: New Work (Pew Center on the States)

Curriculum Standards:

Oregon Content Standards
Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs) and Grade Level Expectations. Note (December 2008) Educational Technology Standards.
Montana Standards for Information Literacy/Library Media and Technology Content Standards.
Curriculum Connections to ICT Literacy Standards

In Practice: Use Skills

What is the Big6?
Connect to ICT Literacy and Curriculum Standards
Applying Big6 Skills™, Information Literacy Standards and ISTE NETS to Internet Research correlates Big6 Skills with AASL and NETS standards, offering basic and advanced activities for educators.
Big6 Overview for Middle School includes activities used with middle school students.
Worksheet for conference participants.

Additional Resources:
Online Resources to Support Big6 Information Skills: by Jeanne Barnes, LMS (at Newbery Elementary, Wenatchee, WA) includes resources for each Big6 step as well as projects and organizers.
Achieving Educational Standards Using the Big6 Linworth Publications. 2008.

Janet Murray
February, 2009