Category: News + Updates

3 types of normal forgetting — and 1 that isn’t

Love picking up new skills that can enrich your daily life? If so, TED Courses is for you — it was created with all you forever learners and self-improvers in mind and taught by some of your favorite TED speakers. Neuroscientist [...]

TED-Ed and World Economic Forum partner up for a crash course in economics

Whether you realize it or not, economics is part of your everyday life. It’s in the choices you make about work, hobbies, what you buy, and how you save. Economics has a huge impact on the world we live in. [...]

How to make your wardrobe more sustainable

If things don’t change fast, the fashion industry could use one-quarter of the world’s remaining global carbon budget and use 35 percent more land to produce fibers by 2030. While this seems incredible, it’s not. Over the past 15 years, clothing production has doubled — yet [...]

Why talking to strangers is good for you

Want to live a more meaningful life? TED Courses are here to help. Taught by some of your favorite TED speakers, each course will educate you, inspire you and illuminate new ways of being and thinking. Plus, it will connect you [...]

4 innovative educators share their visions for creating better classrooms

If you’ve ever had a conversation with an impassioned educator, you know that they are overflowing with brilliant, resourceful, innovative, and – in all likelihood – extremely under-circulated ideas. We celebrate and elevate educator ideas for the sake of improving [...]

3 questions that turn a trip into a life-changing experience

Enjoy acquiring new skills and putting them into action? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you lifelong learners: TED Courses! These new four-week courses offer enriching experiences that help you build tangible skills and brighten your future. Find out more here. You’ve [...]

How TED-Ed partnerships work

TED-Ed is a non-profit, and we’re eager to keep putting free, high-quality, educational videos into the world all the way up to the heat death of the Universe. So far, our more than 1,400 videos have been watched more than [...]