8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Education

“O Captain, My Captain”. This Shorty is for those teachers, professors, and websites that help people gain valuable skills through Twitter, Facebook, Apps, and blogs. Nominate your favorite for #Education!

Finalists

winner
Pirula
He is a 32-year-old biologist from Brazil, finishing his PhD in paleontology, and that loves to teach. He discovered that the youtube is a wonderful way to explain important things to people, and that it's more practical than a classroom, because the explanation will be always there. But the most surprising thing happened when he discovered that...
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ESL Library
ESL Library is a resource site for teachers who teach English as a second language to teens and adults. We believe that teaching a language can only be effective if the students are passionate about and interested in the content of the lesson. Our team develops English lesson plans with subjects that truly connect with our everyday lives, and wh...
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Ron Clark
Ron Clark has been called "America's Educator." In 2000, he was named Disney's American Teacher of the Year. He is a New York Times bestselling author whose book, The Essential 55, has sold over 1 million copies and has been published in 25 different countries. He has been featured on The Today Show, CNN and Oprah, and Ms. Winfrey even named him...
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StudyMode
StudyMode has enlightened millions of students since 1999. As one of the leading providers of online learning tools, their mission is simple: to inspire better grades. They do that by bringing a growing library of more than 1.5 million student-submitted course notes and research documents right to users’ computers so they can study smarter (not ...
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Official FIRST
FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while build...
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Joey Feith
Joey Feith is a 28-year-old physical education teacher from Montreal, Canada. After having graduated from McGill in 2009, despite all of his passion, hard work, and involvement in professional associations as an undergraduate student, Joey found himself unemployed with no potential teaching positions on the horizon. He decided to turn to the Int...
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Quran Weekly
Quran Weekly’s vision is to become the primary contributor for enlivening hearts and enriching minds through Qur’anic advocacy. The mission of our group is to provide high value Islamic content through multiple media platforms, which will be an invaluable source of knowledge, inspiration, and reminder. The Quran is the word of Allah (SWT) and ev...

8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 8th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 11th, 2016 in NYC and can be streamed on youtube.