Shmoop and PBS Share the Distinction of Being the Only Education Websites to Be Honored Two Years in a Row by the 14th Annual Webby Awards, the Top Awards in the Internet Industry
Shmoop (http://www.shmoop.com/) is a publisher of digital education materials that make learning fun and relevant for students. Shmoop was launched in Nov. 2008 and has been named an Official Honoree by the Webby Awards in both years since its launch.
PBS (http://www.pbs.org) was recognized in 2009 for its KCET affiliate’s website about the Andrew Jackson Presidency and in 2010 for its WNED affiliate’s website “Your Life, Your Money.”
More information from the Webby Awards Website
- Of the nearly 10,000 entries submitted to the 14th Annual Webby Awards, fewer than 15% were distinguished as an Official Honoree. This honor signifies an outstanding caliber of work.
About the Webby Awards
The Webby Awards is the Internet’s most respected symbol of success. The 14th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide.
Winners are chosen by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences a global organization whose members include David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson, and R/GA Chairman and CEO Bob Greenberg.
Websites & Mobile winners are selected for recognition based on excellence in the following criteria: content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity and overall experience.