Lead a TED-Ed professional development workshop designed for teachers, by teachers

“Kashmir, my birthplace, has been facing political conflict for a very long time,” says Mahrukh Bashir, a TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Inspired to create a more peaceful world, she began teaching English in Indonesia — and sharing global education resources with her [...]

When TEDx speakers mentor student speakers, everyone wins

Craig Zimmer was inspired to become an educator after his history teacher and his drama teacher encouraged him to let his light shine. Today, Zimmer inspires his own students to take the stage and share big ideas with the world. [...]

Meet the third cohort of TED-Ed Innovative Educators!

Rwanda. Malaysia. Pakistan. Those are just three of the 11 countries represented by the third cohort of 30 TED-Ed Innovative Educators. [Learn more about the TED-Ed Innovative Educator program here.] As leaders within TED’s global network of over 250,000 teachers, these [...]

How to boost student access to gifted and talented education resources

“Gifted and talented” programs are designed to provide students with an enriched academic environment. For gifted children, this additional programming can have a huge positive impact on their lives. There’s just one problem: under the current testing system in US schools, many gifted students [...]

5 back-to-school tips for teachers and parents

Back-to-school time is the perfect moment to reboot your routines. Ready to try something new? From big ideas to small innovations, here are 5 tips to help you start off the school year on the right foot. 1. Adopt a [...]

How to help a teacher out

  Everyone wants kids to thrive in school — but what about the teachers who are there to make that happen? What can parents and community members do that might be actually useful, valued and appreciated by educators? From the deeply [...]