Russell's teachertrainingvideos.com (TTV.com) website was picked out by judges at the prestigious 2010 ELTons awards, which are organised by the British Council.
He was the pick of the nominees in the UK Award for Innovation cetagory. Judges commended his website for its commitment to open access, "taking teachers step by step through a whole array of ICT tools, including blogs, wikis, podcasts and much more".
Said Russell: "I'm delighted to win this award as the British Council awards are recognised the world over."
"My motivation has always been to help teachers at all levels make the most of the latest in ICT tools to enable them to make their teaching as interactive as possible."
TTV.com has an average of around 10,000 unique users a month, making it one of the biggest teacher training sites on the Internet.
Details are also on the British Council site.