THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Education

Knowing that social media can be the best way to get a message across to people all over the world, these nominees used that power to educate their audiences. Whether it’s traditional science lessons or financial planning, random facts or how to build a fire with sticks, these creators showed an extraordinary ability to educate and entertain.

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Nominees

Angela Duckworth
Theories about the best way to educate our youth have always been hotly debated, and psychologist A…
winner
CrashCourse
Started by The Fault in Our Stars author John Green and his brother Hank, YouTube’s CrashCrouse cha…
Henry Reich
Whether it’s through MinutePhysics or MinuteEarth, Henry Reich is trying to get people excited abou…
Joe Hanson
No, Dr. Joe Hanson is not actually a LEGO man. But he is actually a doctor. Creator of the blog and…
finalist
Leland Melvin
Just because he’s retired as an astronaut doesn’t mean Leland Melvin has stopped exploring. The onl…
finalist
Meet Arnold
What better way is there to teach kids biology, physics, chemistry, and other science lessons than …
Physics Fun
Most people don’t think of putting the words “physics” and “fun” next to each other, but Dr. Raymon…
finalist
Primitive Technology
You know in the movies when characters get stranded on islands and start fires with sticks? Or hist…
The Financial Diet
Blogging about her budget since 2014, Chelsea Fagan teamed up with Lauren Ver Hage to launch The Fi…
finalist
The School of Life
The School of Life entertains and educates 3M+ YouTube subscribers with videos exploring subjects l…
finalist
Tom Scott
Tom Scott says he makes things despite knowing “they will probably come back to haunt me in a few y…
Upulie Divisekera
A molecular biologist by trade, the self-proclaimed “Dinosaur Evangelist” Upulie Divisekera enterta…