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New Insights into the Complex World of Today’s Girls

In late 2017, a groundbreaking national survey was released that aimed to reveal American girls’ thoughts, behaviors and attitudes. The report, titled “The Girls’ Index: New Insights into the Complex World of Today’s Girls,” sampled 10,678 female youths ages 10 to 18 from across the country on issues such as confidence, body image, friendships, pressure, […]
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Powerful Partnerships: Creating a Sustainable Model for Community and Business Engagement

In May of 2018, the Tennessee Department of Education, in conjunction with the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network and the STEM Leadership Council, announced the first 15 Tennessee STEM Designated Schools. Over the next several months, TSIN will be highlighting each of these schools, the unique features that facilitate quality STEM teaching and learning, and advice […]
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TSIN Launches Additional Online STEM Opportunity for Students

We are pleased to announce an additional educational initiative to empower students with critical STEM skills and ignite their enthusiasm for future STEM careers. We have partnered with technology company EVERFI to provide Endeavor, a unique digital STEM curriculum, to all middle school students in Tennessee at no cost. “We are pleased to partner with […]
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Our Mission is to promote and expand the teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education in K-12 schools across Tennessee.

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The Network

The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network focuses on “kindergarten to jobs,” developing high-quality STEM programming to further ensure Tennessee students are prepared for success in college and career and ready for the future of their choosing.

The TSIN is committed to helping the State of Tennessee inspire and train the next generation of innovative leaders. The presence of these highly skilled workers will enable the state to grow businesses and industries that can successfully compete in the global economy.

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WhyStem

Why STEM?

STEM is much more than an acronym for the four subject areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM education is a transformative approach to traditional teaching and learning that fosters creativity and innovative thinking in all students.

Not only does STEM education make school more engaging, but it also builds skills required for college, career, and the 21st century.

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BecomeStemSchool

Become a STEM School

The Tennessee STEM School Designation was developed to provide a “roadmap” for schools to successfully implement a STEM education plan at the local level. The tools and resources created define the attributes necessary for a school to create a comprehensive STEM learning environment for its students.

A school that receives Tennessee STEM School Designation will be recognized by the Tennessee Department of Education for its use of STEM teaching and learning strategies and serve as a model from which other schools may visit and learn.

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