Archive for month: November, 2018

Bringing history to life: A Q&A with animator and children’s book illustrator Els Decaluwe

In honor of our lesson on Anna Komnene —a Byzantine princess, scholar, physician and historian — we asked animator Els Decaluwe a few questions about the process of working on this piece.   What are the challenges of designing a [...]

IP address correction

Our process at TED-Ed involves several steps to make sure the content we present is factually accurate. First, the authors of lessons are educators and subject matter experts. Second, we have a team of fact-checkers who review our content and [...]

The top 10 most popular TED-Ed Original animated videos from 2016

TED-Ed Originals are short, award-winning animated videos about ideas. Three times a week, you can watch a brand new TED-Ed Original designed to spark your curiosity. Ready to catch up on the latest riddles? In a binge-watching mood? Start with [...]

8 favorite facts I learned from animating 16 TED-Ed Lessons

At TED-Ed, we have the joy of working with all different animators from across the globe, and we thought it’d be fun to hear from one of our most prolific artists! Andrew Foerster has directed and animated 16 TED-Ed Lessons and is currently [...]

How to create digital homework that students love

Let’s redesign homework. When’s the last time your students got excited to do homework? Or said things like, “Wow…just WOW. It is amazing how much is out there that we just don’t know about”? What if every homework assignment could [...]

The top 10 most popular TED-Ed Original animated videos from 2015 (and a few fun facts)

If you are a TED-Ed community member who waits with anticipation for new TED-Ed Original videos to be published, then you’ll likely enjoy a few fun facts about the curiosity-inspired educational videos that were published three times a week in [...]

Top 5 TED-Ed Lessons of all time

Videos like PBS Ideas, Vsauce and ours are designed to spark curiosity about ideas — from music to math to how sugar affects your brain. What ideas will you explore today? To inspire you, here’s an animated video playlist of the [...]