The TED-Ed website allows you to engage in or create dynamic lessons around the hundreds of thousands of educational videos on YouTube. In this video, the familiar illustration assembled at the beginning of each TED-Ed video finds his [computer generated] voice and gives viewers a tour of ed.ted.com. The features explored include the ability to add multiple choice questions, open answer questions, "dig deeper" materials, and custom discussion topics to any video on YouTube.
TED-Ed is a free educational platform that allows visitors to engage in, create, and distribute “Lessons worth sharing.” Every Lesson in the TED-Ed library is a result of a collaboration between some combination of educators, learners, animators, and the TED-Ed team. Every feature we’ve built is based on recommendations from members of the TED-Ed community. In this post, we’ll elaborate on a five practical ways that we hope you or your organization will continue to help build the TED-Ed platform.
Take a lesson. It's exciting, and it really helps you grasp a topic. Check this out.
The TED-Ed BETA website has seen over two million unique visitors since its launch in late April of last year. In hundreds of thousands of instances, visitors have opted to activate one of TED-Ed’s most powerful features: the ability to track and measure various forms of engagement within each TED-Ed Lesson over time. This post explores the Lesson-tracking features in depth.
Transform any YouTube video into a lesson worth sharing. Search YouTube below to select a video, add your own supplementary materials and share your lesson with your students.
TED-Ed is a work-in-progress. The old tour video Lesson introduces you to TED-Ed in its very early stages. To see just how much progress it has made, take the old Lesson here, and compare it to this Lesson (the NEW TED-Ed Tour).