Confused about the process? Join the rest of us. Read this explainer, adapted from a TED-Ed lesson, and get up to speed on “articles of impeachment,” “supermajorities” and “managers” in a flash.

We asked TED speakers, TED-Ed educators and TED Fellows: “What books would you bring with you to a desert island?” In their deliciously diverse responses, you’ll find there’s something for every kind of reader.

A teacher, psychologist, crisis-line supervisor and others share their suggestions for what you can do.

This compilation of reading assigned to students everywhere will expand your horizons — and your bookshelves

What do teachers need this school year? Laura McClure from TED-ED resolved to find out.

Would you like to learn more about every single element on the periodic table? We’ve got you covered

Short animated lessons you’ll love, from atomic structure to the science of stage fright (and how to overcome it).