Educator Favorites

Enter to win our most competitive categories, the ones educators love best. These awards acknowledge organizations that support STEM education with innovation, educator support, and crowd-pleasing freebies.

  • Best Innovation of 2023
  • Best Customer Support
  • Best Freebies for STEM
  • Best Phenomena-Based Activities

Best of STEM

Back again for 2023, the Best of STEM awards acknowledges organizations who provide comprehensive, integrated solutions.

  • Best of STEM for Biology
  • Best of STEM for Chemistry
  • Best of STEM for Environmental Science
  • Best of STEM for Engineering Education
  • Best of STEM for Physics
  • Best of STEM for Space Science
  • Best Integration of Language Arts (STEAM)
  • Best Resources for Analyzing and Interpreting Data
  • Best Video-Based Learning
  • Best Robotics for Teaching & Learning

New for 2023

By popular request, we added a few categories that reflect trends and changes in STEM education.

  • Best Professional Development
  • Best Resources for New Teachers
  • Best Learning Technology Platform for Higher Ed
  • Best Resources for Culturally Relevant Teaching
  • Best Materials for Genomics Teaching and Learning

Social Impact Award

Expanded in 2023, the Social Impact award acknowledges products and services that demonstrate a positive impact for teachers, students, and society.

  • Social Impact Award: Collaboration
  • Social Impact Award: Developing Citizen Scientists
  • Social Impact Award: Evidence & Climate Change
  • Social Impact Award: Integrating Social-Emotional Learning
  • Social Impact Award: Promoting Diversity & Equity Inclusion

Career & Technical Education

Expanded for 2023, these awards acknowledge products and services that prepare students for college and careers in STEM fields.

  • CTE Champions: Coding & Computer Science
  • CTE Champions: Cybersecurity
  • CTE Champions: Engineering
  • CTE Champions: Health Science
  • CTE Champions: Immersive Reality
  • CTE Champions:STEM


Expanded for 2023, the Trailblazer series recognizes STEM providers who provide products and services that push the boundaries of technology for teaching and learning.

  • Trailblazer
  • Trailblazer: Biotechnology Innovator
  • Trailblazer: Early Learning (Pre-K-6)
  • Trailblazer: Hybrid Learning Superhero
  • Trailblazer: Immersive Reality (AR/VR)
  • Trailblazer: Inspiring Computational Thinking
  • Trailblazer: Phenomena-Based Teaching and Learning
  • Trailblazer: Simulations for STEM
  • Trailblazer: Virtual Labs Luminary

Expanded for 2023, the Bridging the Gap series acknowledges products and services for educators to help accelerate student learning.

Bridging the Gap

  • Bridging the Gap: Adaptive Technology
  • Bridging the Gap: After-School Learning
  • Bridging the Gap: English Language Learners
  • Bridging the Gap: Math Intervention Resources
  • Bridging the Gap: Professional Development
  • Bridging the Gap: Summer Programs
  • Bridging the Gap: Tutoring Programs for STEM
  • Bridging the Gap: Webinar Series Exemplar


Applications are NOW open for the 2023 Educators Pick Best of STEM awards!