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December, 2014

Integrating GIS into K12 Education in Tennessee – Where Are We Now?

The core of educational reform is viewed as strengthening academic achievement. Subjects that are not directly tied to this task are often overlooked, underfunded or dismissed entirely. The benefit of integrating GIS into K-12 classrooms has been researched for a number of years, with most studies having positive results. However, to move GIS into a…

Posted by liq6 on December 12, 2014 in GIS News

Tennessee’s STEM investment showing promise

The 10 K-12 platform schools and six regional innovation hubs that make up the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network are demonstrating progress and the potential for sustainability, according to a Vanderbilt research analysis of the TSIN. Established in 2011, the TSIN is a public-private collaboration between the Tennessee Department of Education and Battelle Memorial Institute designed…

Posted by liq6 on December 12, 2014 in GIS News