• Ms. Burton's Kindergarten Daily Schedule

    7:30-8:00 Ease Into the Day with Sign-In and Attendance

    8:00-8:30 Morning Meeting/ Social Emotional Connection- Synchronous

    8:30-9:00 Phonics 

    9:00-9:30 Reading - including Synchronous Guided Reading Lessons

    9:30-10:00 Writing

    10:00-10:15 Small Group Help - as needed

    10:15-11:10- Lunch/Recess

    11:10-11:20- Brain Break/Transition

    11:20-12:10 Specialist

    12:10-12:40 Math Block

    12:40-1:40 Active Learning

    1:40- 2:00 Office Hours- Synchronous

  • Ms. Burton

    suzanne.burton@spps.org

    Teaching Experience: Ms. Burton been teaching at Como Park Elementary since 2001. Graduating from the University of Minnesota with a dual degree in music and education in 2000 and earning a Masters Degree of Education in 2001, Ms. Burton brings music, science, and passion to her teaching.

    Hobbies/Family:  Having two energetic young boys, Ms. Burton and her husband are kept busy with a full schedule!.  She coaches two FIRST robotics teams, leads a Cub Scout Den, and enjoys hiking and family adventures. Ms. Burton also plays the French Horn in several chamber groups and a symphony orchestra.  She often brings her passions of robotics and music into the classroom to enhance the learning experience.  You can see some family and hobby photos in the Gallery on the right! 

    What We Know About Ms. Burton's Teaching:  Ms. Burton loves being a kindergarten teacher and will often say, "I have the best job in the world!"  Watching kids increase academic and social skills while giving them power over their learning is humbling and she feels that she learns as much as she teaches.  Artfully teaching literacy and math to each child using music, science, and personalized links to reach each individual, Ms. Burton looks forward to working with parents to develop partnerships to best educate children.