"But that's not to say TED Ed will be teaching kids how to do math.
Rather than the how, TED Ed talks will focus on the why, Smalley said.
"We're not so much trying to communicate to students how to solve the pythagorean theorem,
but rather why it's important in the first place," he said.
Via Time, TED talks for Kids
Check out TED founder Chris Anderson's introductory post about the TED-Ed launch, and the official press release, featuring blurbs on the first 12 videos.
We do this by pairing extraordinary educators with talented animators to produce a new library of curiosity-igniting videos.
You can nominate a teacher, nominate an animator or suggest a lesson here: http://education.ted.com"