Category: News + Updates

Developing student voice in the ELA classroom

A South Texas school district is inspiring student voices by utilizing the TED-Ed Student Talks curriculum in all their 6th grade writing classrooms. Here, educator Corinne Spellane discusses how they incorporated the program into the ELA curriculum, and how it [...]

6 students (virtually) share what they’ve learned over the past year

The TED-Ed community consists of thousands of amazing students around the world. Each year, the TED-Ed team designs ways to bring students together and connect over ideas worth spreading. In January 2021, TED-Ed hosted the first ever Exploring Together virtual [...]

The 7 types of rest that every person needs

Have you ever tried to fix an ongoing lack of energy by getting more sleep — only to do so and still feel exhausted? If that’s you, here’s the secret: Sleep and rest are not the same thing, although many of us [...]

10 videos to watch to discuss climate change with students

TED-Ed Innovative Educator, Kim Preshoff, based in Williamsville, NY, has been an environmental teacher for over 30 years. Here, Preshoff shares a list of TED-Ed Lessons and TED Talks to watch and discuss with students. As an environmental educator for [...]

Everything you need to know about the TED-Ed Student Talks Program

At TED-Ed, we work to spark and celebrate the ideas of every student and educator in the world. Learn more about TED’s global student voice initiative and how to get involved: What is the Student Talks Program? — A curriculum to [...]

Here’s how I finally got myself to start exercising

When we received the stay-at-home order in March 2020 — I live in California — I came out of the gates pretty darn hot. “Embrace not being so busy,” I wrote. “Take this time at home to get into a [...]

Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? And what can we do about it?

If we want to improve the competence level of people in leadership positions, we need to improve our own competence for judging and selecting them, especially when they are men, says organizational psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. Have you ever worked with [...]