Archive for month: March, 2022

10 Years of TED-Ed: The most popular videos from our first decade

This year, TED-Ed is celebrating a big milestone: our tenth birthday! When we published our first batch of videos on March 12, 2012, we didn’t know what TED-Ed’s future might hold. Now, we’re looking back on a decade of curiosity, [...]

The 10 most popular TED-Ed Animations of 2021

In 2021, our YouTube audience spent over 36 million hours watching TED-Ed Animations (that’s equal to over 4,100 years!). Our most-viewed videos of 2021 include a self-healing, cannibalistic salamander, a pair of star-crossed lovers, a handful to help you understand your [...]

The 10 most popular TED-Ed Animations of 2020

In 2020, our YouTube audience spent nearly 32 million hours watching TED-Ed Animations (that’s equal to over 3,600 years!). Our most-viewed videos of 2020 include a couple of lovestruck tricksters, a self-cloning candy-pooping bug, a mysterious mathematician, a handful to help [...]

The 10 most popular TED-Ed Animations of 2019

In 2019, our YouTube audience spent over 23 million hours watching TED-Ed Animations (that’s equal to over 2,600 years!). Our most-viewed videos of 2019 include a couple of monumental myths, a radical and rebellious nun, an infamous personality test, and more. [...]

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 [...]