iStartSmart All-in-one

Preschool Computer for Kids

Computer games that build school readiness skills

Hatch iStartSmart is a kid-friendly preschool computer, preloaded with early childhood software that scaffolds learning. It monitors child progress as children play, showing administrators and teachers exactly what each child knows, so they can make informed decisions about small and large group instruction.

  • Scaffolded learning games in 18 core skill areas
  • Easily identify what each child knows
  • Progress data overviews at the class, school & organization levels

The Next Level of Learning

Available for Hatch tablets and computers, iStartSmart Elite gives early learning classrooms access to the latest games and teacher resources available from Hatch. With expanded features and benefits, iStartSmart Elite is the best way to ensure classrooms are on the cutting edge of early learning technology. >Discover iStartSmart Elite

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Engaging Content

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Teaching Tools


Monitor Child Progress in Real-Time

The iStartSmart All-in-One Computer revolutionizes the classroom experience, capturing child progress in 18 core skills areas automatically while they play. Teachers can quickly and easily understand the diverse needs of every child and refocus activities for struggling children. With progress data that rolls up into classroom, school and organization level dashboards, teachers and administrators now have a pulse on early learner progress like never before!
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Results Show it Works

A scientific research study conducted during the 2011-2012 school year demonstrated that children who used the iStartSmart Learning System over 20 educational weeks scored statistically significantly above the national average on standardized tests in math and literacy after using the technology.
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