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STEM Education

National Science Education Standards

Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) Hub @ U of M

The Tennessee Department of Education and Battelle Memorial Institute announced the expansion of the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) into West Tennessee, as the state continues to grow educational programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The TSIN, a partnership between the department and Battelle designed to increase student participation in STEM subjects, formally announced the launch at the University of Memphis for the state's West Tennessee STEM Collaboratory and STEM platform school. The Collaboratory, led by the University of Memphis, will serve as the TSIN STEM innovation hub in the region, and Shelby County Schools’ Southwind High School will house the network’s STEM platform school.

National Math and Technology Standards


Principles and Standards for School Mathematics - From the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  Search overviews of the document by grade level.  Outlines expectations for K-12 and provides e-examples to illustrate different standards.

Standards for Technological Literacy:  Content for the Study of Technology  
      Free downloads of complete standards and addenda as well as summary lists 



Tennessee's STEM Strategic Plan

   Tennessee's STEM Strategic Plan was
   developed with the input of education
   and business leaders across the state.
   It is a living document intended to
   align strategic decision making
   across all of Tennessee's STEM
   stakeholder organizations.


Tennessee Department of Education: Science and Math Standards

  The Tennessee Department of Education Science Standards
  reflect an emphasis on STEM education through the integration
  of Embedded Standards for Inquiry,
  Technology and Engineering, and Mathematics

  The Tennessee Department of Education Mathmatics Standards