Do students need TED-Ed accounts?

Last updated: Jul 07, 2016 11:05AM EDT
In order to create custom lesson pages with TED-Ed, you will need to create an account. Each student must also create an account to be able to save answers and participate in discussions.

To create an account, click the "Register" link at the top right of the header and follow the account creation instructions. We allow account creation either via email or via Facebook. We do not support Google accounts, and we do not offer any batch account creation options. Any questions about creating TED-Ed accounts should be sent directly to TED account support at

According to TED's Terms of Use, anyone 13 and over can join or by providing basic contact information (first and last name, email address, country of residence).

If you are under the age of 13, you may not create a account, and therefore you cannot save responses or participate in discussions. You're welcome to watch TED-Ed lessons and enjoy the site, but you need to be at least 13 to create an account on

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