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First Annual Tennessee STEAM Festival Kicks Off Across the State

Throughout the month of October, Tennesseans across the state will have the opportunity to engage with STEAM experts, ranging from horticulturalists to forensic scientists and everything in between, at the first ever Tennessee STEAM Festival. The STEAM Festival, founded by the Discovery Center of Murfreesboro, seeks to provide students and adults with unique opportunities to […]
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Learn STEM Skills, Build an Airplane!

The GAMA/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge is a life-changing competition offering U.S. high school students the ability to improve their knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills through aviation. GAMA and Build A Plane launched the first Aviation Design Challenge in 2013 to help increase the number of young people entering the […]
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Save the Date for the 2018 TN STEM Innovation Summit!

The fourth annual Tennessee STEM Innovation Summit will take place on Tuesday & Wednesday, May 8 & 9, 2018 at the Nashville Airport Marriott in Nashville, TN As the state’s premier annual STEM event, the Tennessee STEM Innovation Summit brings together leaders, innovators, and champions from across the state that are united by a passion to advance excellence in […]
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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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