Just Five Minutes Each Day

Teachers are pressed for time. There is not enough time for planning, grading, and keeping up with the latest in education. There seems to be especially little time for the range of curriculum we must uncover. But have you ever considered what your class might accomplish in just five minutes each day?

This group of students at Bangalow Public School in Australia decided they might actually change the world in just five minutes a day. Check out their video. to see what they accomplished.

What could your students do if you gave them just five minutes each morning of the school day?

If your students come up with their own great idea to save the planet, funding for their project might be available from the Captain Planet Foundation.

Michelle Kendrick is a program coordinator for the eMINTS National Center.