The First Annual BusyTeacher Awards

busy teacher awardsBusyTeacher, the online network for English teachers around the world, earlier today unveiled its first annual BusyTeacher Awards, a community-focused competition rewarding the best teachers, education-related resources and educational technologies of 2011. The competition includes 18 categories, like Teacher of the Year, Teaching Website of the Year and Classroom Tool of the Year. Participants can nominate three of their favorite educators, websites, companies and products once a day until January 10, 2012, when BusyTeacher’s editors will select the five finalists in each category. Final voting will then continue until March 1, 2012, when the winners will be announced on BusyTeacher. For a full list of rules, please visit the BusyTeacher Awards’ “Rules” page. Stop by the BusyTeach Awards’ “Nomination” page to enter your favorite education-related personality, website, service, product or brand today. is up for Teaching Website of the Year and our sponsor, the MAT@USC, has been nominated as Teacher Development Service of the Year. Founded in 2006, BusyTeacher is global online community for ESL instructors that facilitates the exchange of free printable worksheets. The site also hosts several free services for ESL teachers, including Word Search Creator, Tile Puzzle Creator and ESL Essentials.