Parents' Guide to

TED-Ed

By Robert Yaniz Jr., Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Wide array of educational topics, great for tweens & teens.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this youtube.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

Decent educational channel.

Good youtube channel can teach quite a bit and appopriate for young children however the content can be a bit boring to kids sometimes.
age 18+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (6 ):

Most educational content channels stay in their lane, but this diverse and dynamic channel spans an entire highway of knowledge. From the information, to the representation, to the amazing production quality, the TED-Ed YouTube channel sets the bar high. It offers fun engaging content through its riddles series, teaches media literacy and social-emotional skills, and offers a thoughtful look into the insight of young students. The combination of interesting facts with fun animation makes it easy and enjoyable for viewers of different skill levels to learn something from any given video.

Some TED-Ed videos might even help viewers develop a better understanding of who they are, the world around them, and how to process new information. Others simply pose thoughtful hypothetical questions – like "what makes muscles grow?" or "how to spot a liar". It doesn't hurt that the TED Talk brand is already well known and trust. Viewers of all ages – especially tweens and teens – are sure to get a lot out of the TED-Ed YouTube channel.

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