A STEM competition that connects urban planners with next-generation thinkers: students!

BIO Natalie Coleman is a TED-Ed Innovative Educator, a US military veteran, and a K-8 administrator in Illinois. As the Science and Social Science Coordinator for Joliet Public Schools District 86, Natalie enjoys training teachers in best practices for 21st-century [...]

5 TED-Ed Lessons about water

Access to clean drinking water is a fundamental human right. But just why is it so important? To learn all about water and how it affects the human body, watch this playlist of original animated videos, curated just for you. [...]

Anima Mundi TED-Ed Animation Workshop: Write a ‘note to self’ and animate it

The International Animation Festival of Brazil, Anima Mundi, takes place every year in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. In the 25 years since it was created by four Brazilian animators, Anima Mundi has exhibited more than 9,000 films from [...]

A board game design project for kids

BIO Pen-Pen Chen, M.S. CCC-SLP, TSSLD is a bilingual speech and language pathologist at PS 503 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and a speech evaluator on the Central Speech Evaluation Team in the NYC Department of Education. She is also an [...]

Your dystopian beach reading list

Maybe your beach vacation is more rocky coastline than sandy paradise. Maybe happy endings just aren’t your thing. Whatever the reason, fear not: the books below will let you stay gloomy, if you like. [Note: several of these books are [...]

TED-Ed Weekend: a student’s perspective

Sophie Hayssen is a student from New York City and an intern at Clover Letter. After attending TED-Ed Weekend, she wrote about the event. Read Sophie’s letter below: After years of watching TED videos, I have accumulated many favorite talks whose [...]