Archive for month: May, 2021

How one student found purpose in the chaos of 2020

For nine years of school, I was bullied due to my unique interest in STEM and my body weight. I was often classified as the unwanted kid and the class weirdo, thus being cut off from social groups. In those [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Celebrating student ideas in a new (virtual) reality

Our community of educators, students, and organizers have been on the frontlines of a quickly changing world. In this new normal, remote learning is a staple of everyday life and in-person gatherings are limited. So many educators and students are [...]

TED-Ed Weekend through the eyes of a student

Ashiana Sunderji offers an inside look at what it was like to attend TED-Ed Weekend in February as one of the 120 students invited to come to NYC. Ashiana attended the event with 4 other student members of the Encounters TED-Ed [...]

Pratt students animate Student Talks ideas!

For the past two years, TED-Ed and Pratt’s Department of Digital Arts have provided undergraduate students the opportunity to create animations for the Student Talks Program. Mike Enright, Pratt’s Adjunct Associate Professor of Digital Arts, and our very own Animation [...]