Educators are facing the implementation of the new Common Core State Standards
and the expectation to use technology to engage and motivate students to learn
Big Universe has been proven to meet these diverse needs of
educators, students, and parents by serving as a highly engaging online literacy
community. It continues to provide strong support of the Common Core State
Standards while maintaining a student-driven, online presence.
Big Universe supports the new Common Core State Standards Initiative through its
alignment to the College and Career Readiness (CCR) anchor standards in
the areas of reading, writing, language, speaking, and listening (see tabs below).
"The CCR and grade-specific standards are necessary
complements — the former providing broad standards, the latter providing additional
specificity — that together define the skills and understandings that all students