Kindergarten - Second/Third Graders The Super3 Model The Super3 is an information problem-solving model that is great for helping younger learners find answers to their questions. The steps are simple and easy for students to remember: 1. Plan (Beginning) 2. Do (Middle) 3. Review (End) See how Wisconsin educators developed Super3 Dinos - Planasaurus, Doasaurus, and Reviewasaurus to help early learners understand the Super3. Check it out HERE.
Third/Fourth Graders and Beyond The Big6 Model The Big6 is a model using six stages to help anyone solve an information problem. 1. Task Definition: Define your information problem and figure out what information is needed to solve the problem. 2. Information Seeking Strategies: Brainstorm all possible sources of information and select the ones that are the best. 3. Location and Access: Locate the best sources and find the needed information in those sources. 4. Use of Information: Read, hear, touch, and view the information and pull relevant information that is useful for solving the information problem. **Don't forget to cite your sources** 5. Synthesis: Share what you have learned by organizing the information and presenting it to others. 6. Evaluation: Judge the product and process. How did you do?