T-I-L-U-S-E steps in Big6 Information/Problem Solving Model
Research projects require organization. The Big6 method is a nationally recognized organizational method that is being adopted by Buncombe County Schools. The Big6 is comprised of 6 basic steps that will guide students and teachers through the entire research process from choosing a topic to presenting the final product.
Step 1 - Task Definition
Define the problem
Identify the information needed
What am I being asked to do?
Step 2 - Information Seeking Strategies
Determine all possible sources of information
Select the best sources
What I can use to find the information I need?
Step 3 - Location and Access
Locate the sources
Find information within sources
Where do I go to get this resources?
Step 4 - Use of Information
Engage yourself in the information
Extract relevant information from the sources
What do the sources tell me?
Take notes, watch a video, interview an expert.
Step 5 - Synthesis
Organize information from multiple sources
Present the results
How can I put my information together?
Step 6 - Evaluation
Judge the result
Judge the process
What could I have done to make this project better?
for more information: http://www.big6.com