The Internet TV show for Educators Inspires Creativity and Innovation
Walnut Creek, Calif., April 30, 2013 -- Computer-Using Educators, Inc. (CUE) is proud to announce that the Infinite Thinking Machine™, its Internet TV show, has been selected as an Official Honoree in The 17th Annual Webby Awards in the News & Information Channel category. Winners will be announced at the star-studded ceremony on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 and will be broadcast on-demand on Wednesday, May 22 at WebbyAwards.com.
“We are incredibly honored to be nominated,” said Chris Walsh, Co-Executive Producer of the series. “Our goal has always been to provide educators, parents and students with fun ways to innovate and ‘hack’ education around the world. We want our viewers to watch an episode and be inspired. The fact that we’re now nominated for a Webby award is just ridonculous!”
Dr. Ramsey Musallam, host of the show and high school science teacher, is thrilled as well: “The ITM model is really about inspiring people to think differently about teaching and learning, and this has clearly resonated with our viewers and the Webby judges.”
The show, now wrapping up its third season, has featured such topics as Blended Learning, Student Coding, the Maker’s Faire, Macworld, Video Blogging, Flipped Teaching, Mobile Learning and regularly includes “HackEd” segments on how educators and parents can rethink teaching and learning in our 21st Century world. The show is produced and funded by Computer-Using Educators and receives additional support from the K12 High Speed Network.
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About the Webby Awards
Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps, and Social. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide last year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Google+, Yahoo!, Vitamin T, Live Nation, ShareThis, The Daily, Funny or Die, MLB Advanced Media, Mashable, BuzzFeed, Business Insider, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Guardian News and Media.
About the Infinite Thinking Machine
The Infinite Thinking Machine is an engaging Internet TV show for educators to inspire creativity and innovation. Visit us at: www.infinitethinking.org & @itmshow on Twitter.