Archive for month: October, 2021

Assessing innovations from the pandemic and reinvesting in educator well-being: 9 educators share their learnings

This is part 2 in a series focusing on what educators are building through the TED-Ed Innovative Educator Alumni Innovation Projects. Read part 1 here.  The TED-Ed Innovative Educator Alumni Innovation Projects launched as a way to solve some of [...]

Redesigning instruction and addressing inequities: 6 TED-Ed Innovative Educators share their learnings

Earlier this year, alumni of the TED-Ed Innovative Educator (TIE) program embarked on their respective Innovation Project journeys – uniting their myriad gifts and experiences to tackle global issues in education. TIEs started the process by developing four Opportunity Statements [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]