10 TED classroom resources about race in America

Teachers often use TED Talks in the classroom to introduce a lesson topic or to frame a student discussion. Below are 10 TED Talks about race in America — curated by TED-Ed upon educator request — that teachers may find useful [...]

Why comics belong in schools…and more ideas from graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang taught high school science for 17 years while moonlighting as a graphic novelist. Today, both art and education get celebrated in his work. Ten years after his book American Born Chinese became the first graphic novel to be [...]

Apply to be a TED-Ed Innovative Educator!

TED-Ed seeks creative and motivated teachers, principals, curriculum specialists, superintendents and educational leaders from all over the world to join our next cohort of TED-Ed Innovative Educators. Applications are due by August 19, 2016. Apply now, or read on for [...]

What every teacher needs to know about students with learning disabilities

Karen Goepen-Wee grew up in a family of ‘makers’ and problem-solvers. Now, this solution-oriented mindset helps her students with learning disabilities. For her TED-Ed Innovation Project, Goepen-Wee created a digital collection of resources that she finds useful for her students, their teachers, [...]

5 theories about why we love (in TED-Ed GIFs)

Ah, romantic love; beautiful and intoxicating, heart-breaking and soul-crushing… often all at the same time! Why do we choose to put ourselves though its emotional wringer? Does love make our lives meaningful, or is it an escape from loneliness and [...]

How to start organizing a TEDx event if you’re a TED-Ed Club leader

Why are TED-Ed Clubs and TEDx events such a perfect match? Because if you’re a TED-Ed Clubs leader, then you want to show off the product of your members’ hard work — talks! One way to do this is through [...]