Janet R. Murray
Achieving Educational Standards Using the Big6
(Linworth Publications. 2008.)
Yokosuka Middle School Information Specialist,
Webmaster (2003-2008)
Sayonara YMS May, 2008
Travels in Asia

New Book Aligns K-12 Lessons to Achieve ICT Literacy Goals (2016)

Based on the Big6 by the Month webinar series, The Big6 Curriculum: Comprehensive Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy for all Students offers a conceptual underpinning and very practical means for implementing an effective and essential information literacy program. It includes lesson plans, program planning guidelines, and templates to develop your own ICT literacy instructional program. Available from Libraries Unlimited and Amazon (with sample pages). On sale now at the Big6 Store.

My Newest Home:
on the Oregon coast

Big6 by the Month 2010-2015

Big6 by the Month Overview at OASL jointly with WLMA October, 2012

Big6 by the Month at NCCE, March, 2012

Big6 by the Month Overview at WLMA October, 2011

Implement Comprehensive Information Literacy: articles in Library Media Connection and Continuing Education Units available, 2011-2012

Teacher Librarian Summit
at NCCE, March, 2011

Big6 Webinar: Use the Big6™ to Achieve Educational Standards (2011).

Guest Editor, "Where in the World? School Libraries Overseas," OASL Interchange, Spring, 2010.

"Achieving Montana Content Standards Using the Big6" presented at MEA-MFT annual conference, October, 2009.

"Navigating Educational Standards with Technology and the Big6" presented at NCCE 2009.

"Lead Your Students to Achieve ICT Literacy Standards" presented at OASL/WLMA Joint Conference 2008.

Achieving Educational Standards Using the Big6
Linworth Publications. 2008. Read a review: "highly recommended."

"Targeting ICT Literacy Standards" Oregon Association of School Libraries Interchange, Spring 2008.

"Looking at ICT Literacy Standards Through the Big6 Lens" Library Media Connection, April/May, 2008.

New ICT Literacy Standards: How does the Big6 apply? Big6 eNewsletter, December, 2007.

"Testing Information Literacy Skills" reflected on the relationship between the Big6 Skills and the new ETS ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Literacy Assessment. Big6 eNewsletter, June, 2005.

Lead Instructor: Skills Approach to Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) Literacy for University of Washington Extension Office, 2003-2007. "Big6™ Skills Online Course," Big6 eNewsletter, December, 2003.

Information Technology for Learning: No School Left Behind with Ferdi Serim; June 2003. Presentations at NECC 2003.

Contemporary Literacy: Essential Skills for the 21st Century, MultiMedia Schools, March/April 2003.

"CyberConnect: Use the Internet with Big6 Skills to Achieve Standards," Tech Trends (AECT), January/February 2003.

"Big6 Skills and State Standards," Big6 eNewsletter, Fall, 2002, followed by a series of articles applying state standards to each of the Big6 stages (2003-2004). Reprinted in The Big6 Collection: The Best of the Big6 eNewsletter, Volume 2 by Michael B. Eisenberg and Laura I. Robinson, Editors (July 2005).

Big6 Matrix: Use the Internet with Big6 Skills to Achieve Standards 1999, re-designed for NECC2002. Incorporation of ISTE NETS standards described in the Big6 eNewsletter, Spring, 2002. Revised and expanded for publication in The Book Report September/October 2002. Presented at ASCD Try-It-On-Monday workshop, Tokyo, September, 2002. Updated to incorporate new NETS standards, August, 2007. Updated to incorporate new AASL standards, November, 2007.

"Digital Detectives," Intel Innovation Odyssey, April, 2002.

"Pioneering Technology in the School Library" presented to a symposium exploring a curriculum for librarians preparing for the introduction of the Internet in Japanese schools, University of Tokyo, January, 2002.  Text of the presentation.  See also related article in MultiMedia Schools, May/June, 2002. Published in Japanese in School Library in the Age of Internet (Tokyo: Tokyo Denki University Press, 2003).

Professional Development for Teachers: Hot Tips, Many Links (creating web pages) and Designing WebQuests Winter, 2001. Updated Spring, 2007.

Customizing YOUR Cabin in the Woods: Incorporating Technology in Instruction, presented at ASCD Fall Workshop, Tokyo, Japan, September, 2000. Revised for EARCOS (East Asian Resource Council of Overseas Schools) Library Media Conference at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November, 2000.

Finding the Trees in the Digital Forest: Locating Information on the Internet, presented at ASCD Fall Workshop, Tokyo, Japan, September, 2000.  Revised for EARCOS November, 2000.

The ABC's of Web Site Evaluation: presented at EARCOS, November, 2000.

Information TeAchnology: Using the Internet for Student Research presented at the International Conference on Advances in Infrastructure to Support Electronic Business, Science, and Education on the Internet, L'Aquila, Italy, August, 2000. Published in Electronic Business and Education: Recent Advances in the Internet Infrastructure (Kluwer Academic Publishers, August, 2001).

Librarians Evolving Into Cybrarians: New Roles for School Librarians published in March/April, 2000 MultiMedia Schools

"Applying the Big6 Skills and Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning to Internet Research" published in the Big6 eNewsletter, January, 2000. Published in Book Report, November/December, 2000. Presented at Big6 Conference, August, 2001.

"Help Them Get IT: Infusing Technology in Instruction" in November/December, 1998 MultiMedia Schools

Culture Shift: Living in Japan

From School Librarian to Information TeAchnician: presented at Texas Computer Education Association conference, February, 1997.

Comstockery in Cyberspace: Intellectual Freedom on the Infobahn: prepared for Washington Interactive TV, March, 1996.

Searching the 'Net: an OII Oregon project.

Intellectual Freedom: Roadkill on the Information Superhighway?: presented at ALA Annual Conference, June, 1995.

Training is for Dogs: Teachers Teach; Teachers Learn: presented at INET'95

K12Net: Global Education through Telecommunications: presented at INET'92

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Updated March, 2016