Ms. Kruse

    We are now using GoogleClassroom to complete Distance Learning. Your student can log in using through www.clever.com and use their @mpsedu.org email and password.  From there they can click on google classroom, WOOT Math, Lexia/Core 5, and Dreambox.

Student Expectations: Interact in GoogleClassroom every weekday and complete the assigned tasks.  

* Monday - Math Review, Annotate reading passage, writing prompt

* Tuesday - Math Review, Speling and Grammar, writing prompt

* Wednesday - Math Review, Spelling Patterns, writing prompt

* Thursday - Math Review, BuildReflectWrite graphic organzier, writing prompt

* Friday - Math Review, End of week reading assessment, writing prompt

DAILY - Morning Greeting/Attendance, WOOT Math or Dreambox math, and  Lexia/CORE 5

Other - type spelling 5x day, read aloud

Parent Expectations: Help ensure your student has at least two hours a day to connect with school, preferably in a quiet place where they can complete independent work. Accept invitation in your email to join and get google classroom summaries ((daily or weekly) about your child to help keep him/her on track.  Reach out to Ms. Kruse via email (nancy.kruse@mpls.k12.mn.us) or Seesaw if you have any questions or concerns.

Teacher Expectations: Create assignments to post on google classroom, teach some lessons online, communicate with students/families (contact information posted on GoogleClassroom), give feedback on student work regularly, and TAKE DAILY ATTENDANCE (using proof of work completed each day - in google classroom, WOOT, Lexia/Core 5 - going through the clever app).

Regular Messages: Students will get a daily Morning Greeting video from myself and we will go over that day's expectations.  I will post the weekly assignments in the stream and give to parents via Seesaw.  Additional communication to parents will happen as topics arrise for the good o the whole group or I will individually contact parents through phone calls, texts, emails, or seesaw.

Questions? Email Ms. Kruse at nancy.kruse@mpls.k12.mn.us, or message her via Seesaw

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Ms. Kruse

 Hello!  My name is Nancy Kruse.  This is my ninth year at Pratt School and I love it here.  The students are smart (and hard working), the parents are wonderful to collaborate with and the staff here is excellent!  I am so excited and I am looking forward to a productive school year.   

     I grew up in South Minnespolis and attended Minneapolis Public Schools.  I received my BS degree in Elementary Education at the University of Minnesota and my Master of Arts in Education at St. Mary's University. I have taught High Five through fifth grade.  

A few of my favorite things....

color:  green

seasons:  fall and spring (love sweatshirt and jeans weather)

food:  pepperoni pizza

restaurant:  OPH (Original Pancake House) - breakfast is my favorite meal out

drink:  water 

sport to play:  softball

sport to watch:  hockey and soccer

books:  non-fiction and romance

hobby:  dog training and showing in obedience competitions, knitting and crocheting, reading, and walking

writing utensils:  Pilot G2 gel pens and Paper Mate felt tip flair pens