Category: News + Updates

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 [...]

TED-Ed launches in 5 new languages

TED-Ed is excited to announce that our award-winning animations will now be available in German, Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish via 5 new YouTube channels! TED-Ed’s mission is to spark curiosity and spread lessons worth sharing to students, educators and [...]

The 10 most popular TED-Ed Animations of 2022

In 2022, our YouTube audience spent nearly 24 million hours watching TED-Ed Animations (that’s equal to over 2,700 years!). Our most-viewed videos of 2022 include an eye-opening glimpse into the diverse world of animal pupils, a bring-your-son-to-work day gone terribly, tragically [...]

How to spot adaptability in others — and boost it in yourself

How do you deal with immense change? Be honest with yourself: Are you someone who embraces it and evolves with it? Or, do you find tend to retreat and stick with what you know? In our tumultuous times, adaptability — [...]

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. [...]