Regional educators have a message for girls in public schools – science and technology aren’t just for boys.
Local schools competing in the Vex Robotics competition on Saturday included robotics clubs from Happy Valley Middle School, Science Hill High School, Sullivan North High School and Tennessee High School.
Twelve-year-old Jordyn Townsend set her gaze on the slight incline in front of her. The downhill track stretched hundreds of feet into the distance. Nearby, her small soap box car sat ready for the descent.
Johnson City Schools board of education chairman Tim Belisle was caught by surprise Monday when told the new charter would not submit an application.
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines.
The robotics portion of the Technology Student Association Regional Competition in Gray was tense Tuesday morning, with teams from schools all over the region, battling each other with the robots they helped create.
The wheels are in motion for Johnson City to host its first charter school.
You’ve bought the sets and watched the movie, but it’s likely that you’ve never programmed a chunk of Legos to perform a series of complex tasks.
Coding used to be a skill reserved for nerds and the intellectual elite — like video game programmers and computer scientists — but now it's becoming an increasingly essential skill, one that educators are teaching students earlier and earlier.
Nov 14, 2015 at 5:10 PM