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Innovation Summit Call for Presenters Now Open!

Have a promising STEM practice to share? The TSIN is accepting proposals for learning sessions at the Innovation Summit! We are offering five different session tracks, including School Culture, Community Partnerships, Innovative Instructional Strategies, STEM Career Awareness, and Engaging Underrepresented Groups in STEM. The submission deadline is February 18. A quick and easy submission form is […]
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TSIN Awards TVA Sponsored Mini Grants

The TSIN and TVA are pleased to announce the 18 statewide recipients of the Network’s yearly competitive STEM classroom grants. Since 2012, the TSIN and TVA have partnered to provide funding for STEM learning projects in Tennessee classrooms and schools. This year, priority was given to projects focused on exposing students to TVA’s focus areas, including the environment, energy, economic […]
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Reshaping the Role of Computer Science in the Classroom: A Look Inside RePublic Schools

It’s National Computer Science Education Week and we are excited to highlight RePublic Schools, a charter network that has demonstrated the transformative power of incorporating a computer science curriculum. RePublic currently operates 3 middle schools in Nashville – Liberty Collegiate, Nashville Prep, and the Nashville Academy of Computer Science – as well as RePublic High […]
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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.

OurImpact

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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