Co-created by Hatch and SMART Technologies, CoreFocus is a comprehensive content solution designed to work within SMART Notebook and features more than 2,500 math and literacy activities for kindergarten and first grade, aligned to Common Core State Standards. The solution supports teachers in integrating SMART Board® interactive whiteboards into their daily lessons plans and curriculum, and provides a content management system for existing interactive whiteboard content.
Presented by The ComputEd Gazette, the BESSIE Awards honor innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Criteria for selection included academic content, potential for broad classroom use, technical merit, subject approach and management system. Winners were selected from titles submitted by publishers around the world.
About Hatch, The Early Learning Experts:
Since 1984, Hatch has been committed to supporting the needs of students and enriching early education. From classroom supplies and education materials, to interactive whiteboard content, to adaptive learning and mobile technology, Hatch(R) is the innovative solutions leader and most widely-used early learning technology provider nationwide. Hatch technologies combine child-appropriate hardware, research-based content tied to standards, and individualized progress monitoring tools, to create complete classroom solutions proven to increase math, literacy and social/emotional development. For more information, please visit http://www.hatchearlylearning.com.