The Tennessee state mathematics standards engage Tennessee students deep into the fundamental types of problem solving and mathematical thinking for life after high school.

Standards and Shifts
Standards define what students should understand and be able to do in their study of mathematics.

Instructional Resources
Resources for teachers to engage students in higher levels of thinking and reasoning called for by the Tennessee state mathematics standards.

  • Instructional math tasks
  • Math Task Arcs – collection of tasks and associated lesson guides

Assessment Resources

  • Assessment tasks that can be used for formal testing, incorporated into instruction, and/or to help students prepare for assessments
  • Scoring resources for the assessment tasks
  • Additional assessment resources
Assessment Information

  • Information about testing

Response to Instruction and Intervention Framework
This three-tiered framework helps educators differentiate instruction as students need extra help, and Tennessee schools are moving to this framework over the next several years.

Special Populations 
Educational standards describe what students should know and be able to do in each subject and in each grade. The Tennessee state standards define what students need to learn at each grade level. They provide a chance to improve access to quality content standards for students with disabilities and English Learners.

Information on TNCore Training instructions for how to register for training, and access to TNCore Training materials.

External Resources
Links to websites, videos, and blogs for more information and support in understanding Tennessee math standards.