The online proliferation of TED Talks began in 2006. Since then, TED’s library of videos have been watched over one billion times, and a new viewer is pressing play on one of their videos every 17 seconds.
Given this remarkable success, TED now provides various offshoots of their main work, like TEDx and TED Fellows. But, did you know they also have a YouTube channel solely dedicated to educating young people through animated content? TED Ed launched in 2011 with the motto: “Lessons worth sharing.” The platform invites young people (and adults alike, if we’re being honest) to explore a wide range of topics including “Ugly History,” “Data Analysis and Probability,” and “Information Literacy.” No matter the interest your young learner(s) has, they’re bound to find it on TED Ed.