Category: News + Updates
How top athletes get in the zone
Ever wish you had a switch you could just turn whenever you needed to be focused and productive? While getting in the zone is something we all hope and strive for — whether it’s at work, at home, at school [...]
How to support a friend or family member who’s struggling with their mental health
Every one of us has mental health in the same way that every one of us has physical health. Yet despite the prevalence of mental health struggles, there is still so much stigma around them. Worldwide the leading cause of [...]
9 must-watch movies you didn’t know were about climate
Throughout the ages, artists have used their canvases to deliver powerful social messages and influence change. So as stories about extreme weather and environmental catastrophe flood our daily newsfeeds, it’s no surprise that many filmmakers are grappling with the climate [...]
6 tips to help you be a better human now
On TED’s How to Be a Better Human podcast, host Chris Duffy speaks to an exciting mix of world-class researchers, thinkers and doers (read on to find out more!) and learns actionable takeaways that we can all use to improve our days [...]
How to have better conversations on social media
How would you describe your feelings about social media? Do words like “entertaining” and “connecting” come to mind — but also words like “exhausting” and “polarized”? You’re not alone if you find social media to be both a space for [...]
Vegetarian, vegan, flexitarian, pescetarian: Which diet is best for the planet?
The food we consume has a massive impact on our planet. Agriculture takes up half the habitable land on Earth, destroys forests and other ecosystems, and produces a quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Meat and dairy specifically account for around 14.5 percent of global greenhouse [...]
TED-Ed’s student materials are now in Spanish!
Our team has a big announcement! Educators working with Spanish-speaking students or students learning Spanish can use our free curriculum to create TED-style Talks with their students in Spanish! Our TED-Ed Student Talks curriculum has been a successful resource in [...]