Archive for month: July, 2021

A new immersive learning experience for the 21st century classroom

We are transitioning from a world of passive technology to a world full of active learning experiences. There is a wealth of opportunity for students to become creators of content, as opposed to simply consumers of content by using just [...]

The technology gap: How to ensure students aren’t falling behind

Across the United States, 15 million students lack access to the technology and devices they need to participate in online distance learning. As educators continue to develop online and hybrid learning models in response to the pandemic and our reliance [...]

10 incredible women in history you should know

A few years ago, I began to notice that the people I taught about in my World History classes were, more often than not, European men. When women were included in the state curriculum, they felt like token inclusions who [...]

Want to inspire action? Write someone out of the story

If someone forgets your birthday or can’t remember your name, it’s easy to set things right. However, what happens when someone doesn’t include you in your own story? How do you right that wrong? Throughout history, half the population has [...]

Introducing the launch of the TED-Ed Innovative Educator Alumni Innovation Projects

In 2015, TED-Ed launched the TED-Ed Innovative Educator (TIE) program, a year-long professional development program for dynamic educators who are dedicated to celebrating the ideas of students and teachers around the world. Six years later, we have 104 alumni representing [...]

5 educators share their vision for building a better world

The world is continuing to experiment with virtual events, and to recognize that we need ideas and dialogue that can connect us more than ever. So in June 2020, we created the TED-Ed Building Together event to celebrate educators’ ideas [...]

Your climate crisis reading list: 15 essential reads

We — Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson — are climate experts who focus on solutions, leadership and building community. We are a natural and a social scientist, a Northerner and a Southerner. We’re also both lifelong inter-disciplinarians in love with words and the [...]