This week a 16-year-old sophomore at Greenwich High School from Greenwich, CT was named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 Google Science Fair. Olivia Hallisey's project used silk to create a low-cost, high-impact Ebola test. (You can read more about Olivia in Ed Tech Magazine's piece below.)
Other good headlines? We saw a lot of interesting pieces in response to Coursera's report on the effectiveness of MOOCs.We're also loving this story about a computer science teacher from Ohio who started a tech club that provided web design and video production to local organizations. Let's just say business is booming.
Catch these stories and lots of other good stuff in our weekly edtech roundup below.
Teen’s Silk-Powered Ebola Test Wins Google Science Fair | Ed Tech Magazine
Should computer-assisted teaching expand its reach to more states? | The Hechinger Report
What the Results of a Survey of Coursera Students Mean for Online Learning | Chronicle of Higher Education
Do MOOCs Help? | Inside Higher Ed
Is "Maker" Education Ready to Go 1-to-1? | Education Week's Digital Education Blog
Turning a Web Design Class Into a Small Business | THE Journal
10 Lessons For The Digital Teacher | TeachThought