Category: TED-Ed Lessons

Can you pass this mythology quiz?

How much do you know about mythology? See how well you rank with our 10-question quiz:   Want to learn more? Check out our TED-Ed Lessons on literature and language. To get brand new TED-Ed Lessons delivered to your inbox [...]

5 game-changing TED Talks about education

All over the world, there’s growing consensus that our education systems are broken. Here are 5 TED Talks from educators who want to transform how students are taught: 1. Salman Khan   Salman Khan talks about how and why he created [...]

Quiz: Do you know how the U.S. government works?

To prepare for the upcoming July 4th holiday, test your knowledge of US history and see how well you score:   Want to learn more? Check out our TED-Ed Lessons on civics. To get brand new TED-Ed Lessons delivered to [...]

Will these 6 illusions trick you?

How much do you trust your eyes? Put them to the test, and see if you’ll get tricked by these 6 illusions. 1. Which of the two center circles is bigger? Do you think the right is bigger? They’re actually [...]

How 10 everyday items were invented

Have you ever wondered where the idea for a rubber glove came from? What about super glue? Or lipstick? From blue jeans to Band-Aids, watch these 10 TED-Ed Animations to find out the history behind some of your favorite everyday items. [...]

4 simple tips on how to practice effectively (in TED-Ed GIFs)

Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. There are many theories that attempt to quantify the number of [...]

6 creative activities to try out now that school’s over

Summer’s here, and it’s time for students to finally take a breath after a seemingly endless amount of exams — but rising temperatures often mean a drop in productivity. Avoid the summer slump and make the most of your free [...]