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 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Education

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that addresses education inside and outside of the classroom. Educational institutions, programs and services are eligible for this award. Objectives may include educational equity, engaging current students and parents and thought leadership.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

"Not on My Watch"
As part of their 1 Million Project, a campaign designed to help close America's homework gap by pro…
#IGNITEMYFUTURE
In developing Ignite My Future in School, DE and TCS chose to develop teacher resources based on co…
#PowerlessQueen
Chess was invented in India in the 6th Century with Queen being the most powerful piece on the boar…
finalist
1968.DIGITAL / Future History 1968
First documentary series in a mobile format "1968.Digital" (or Future History 1968 as seen on BuzzF…
C0D3RS
As women in the computer science field still face scrutiny and are discouraged by things like the c…
finalist
Camino al Exito (Path to Success)
There are a myriad of reasons why Hispanic students face multiple barriers to improving academic ac…
Curiosity Cube™ Sparks Scientific Curiosity
The science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sector is growing faster than any other in the…
EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live
Over the past century, we've seen our country undergo the most radical technological advancements, …
finalist
Getty Unshuttered
Getty Unshuttered is an innovative multi-platform teen arts program offered by the J. Paul Getty Mu…
Google Made with Code
Girls start out with a love of science and technology, but lose it somewhere along the way. Researc…
finalist
LIFEWTR - #BringArtBackToSchools
Right now in America, over 80% of schools face defunding, with art often the first subject to go. I…
Life's Good: Experience Happiness
More than half of American teens are stressed and many don't know how to handle it. When school is …
Providing Local Nonprofits Access To Critical Knowledge At Scale With Philanthropy University
Philanthropy University is a nonprofit that believes in transforming global development from the gr…
Reading is Healing (For children in hospitals)
A hospital stay can be sad and scary, especially for a child. To help sick kids and in honor of Dr.…
Siemens Business to Society
As part of the new UN Sustainable Development Agenda, the long-term priorities are clear: End pover…
Situation Project
It all began in 2011. Despite being located in one of the poorest congressional districts in the co…
Social Media at Cambridge University
Cambridge University is over 800 years old but we wanted to show the world that we weren't stu…
Teachers Have Better Work Stories
The United States is facing a teacher recruitment crisis, and it is expected to get worse as future…
winner
The Astronaut Reality Helmet
This past spring National Geographic premiered One Strange Rock, an event series from Darren Aronof…
finalist
Two Bit Circus Foundation Reignites the Classroom with #STEAMCarnivals
STEAM Carnivals are built to cultivate the next generation of inventors, advance environmental stew…
We are the Dream
About 65,000 undocumented students graduate from high school each year and only 5-10% of these undo…
Your Tomorrow, Today
At Oracle, we are uniquely positioned to open pathways to innovation. With R&D centers around the w…
the Learning Generation
The Education Commission is a global initiative engaging world leaders, policymakers, researchers, …