Every year, the ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu recognises teachers who have contributed to the growth of communication and technology with the Best Techno Teacher Awards.
This year N Anbazhagan, science teacher from Uthiramerur Higher Secondary School, Kancheepuram, P Karunaidas, Narayanapuram High School, Virudhunagar, and S Dharmaraj, Denad Primary School, Nilgiris, were honoured with the award.
There were 2,297 teachers from 347 schools who were nominated and out of these, 11 teachers were shortlisted and only three selected. They were evaluated on the basis of how good they were in creating interest in the subject and motivating students through the use of ICT tools. They were awarded for their teaching excellence by using social media like Skype, Facebook and mobile apps.