Archive for month: December, 2020

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 [...]

4 free TED-Ed resources to help support online and in-person learning

This year, school has become a unique hybrid of in-person and remote learning. How can we ensure teachers and parents have the tools to create a positive learning experience for students? TED-Ed has a host of free online resources available [...]

Students’ poetry offers beautiful and surprising perspective on pandemic

When educator Kim Preshoff asked the students in her environmental science classes to create blackout poetry for Earth Day, she was expecting some nature-inspired poems and thoughts on the state of our planet. What she got back were profound and [...]

A thank you to all of our TED-Ed educators

TED-Ed’s mission is to amplify the ideas and lessons of educators and students around the world. We do this by working closely with dedicated groups of educators, and the reach and impact of TED-Ed for learners everywhere is all thanks [...]

Learn to “Think Like A Coder” with our new series

Curious about coding? Want to build your programming skills? Or perhaps you just love a good problem-solving challenge? We’re thrilled to announce our new 10-episode series: Think Like A Coder. The series, in partnership with YouTube Learning Playlists, will challenge [...]

6 dos and don’ts for next-level slides, from a slide expert

Want to prevent yawns and glazed-over eyes? Before you deliver your next speech, pitch or address, learn how to create exceptional slides by following these rules (with real before-and-afters). Slides are an expected and crucial part of most speeches, presentations, [...]

Need to stop procrastinating? Try this.

Procrastination isn’t shameful or a character flaw. Instead it’s rooted in a very human need: the need to feel competent and worthy, says educator Nic Voge. “It’s 11 o’clock. You’re in your dorm room, and you have a paper due in [...]