Archive for month: March, 2021

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 [...]

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 [...]

How writing about difficult experiences can help you take back your power

I have a question for you. Have you ever seen something and you wish you could have said something — but you didn’t? And I have a second question. Has something ever happened to you and you never said anything about it [...]