Kathleen Jonson, Ed.D.

Professor of Education, Emeritus
Teacher Education Department

Contact
jonsonk@usfca.ed
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B.A., Seattle University, 1970
M.Ed., University of Washington, 1973
Ed.D., Seattle University, 1981

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Reading, language arts and literacy; issues in beginning teacher development; mentoring the new teacher; curriculum and instruction.


Publications

Jonson, K., Niesyn, M. & Cappelloni, N.  The New Elementary Teacher’s Handbook. Third edition.  (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press).  Under contract with Corwin Press for publication in March 2010.
Jonson, K. (2008). Ch. 1, Passing the Torch. Ch. 3, Working as a Partner with the Adult Learner. Ch. 7, Stages in Teacher Development. Ch. 8, Practical Strategies for Assisting New Teachers. Ch. 13, Overcoming Obstacles and Reaping the Rewards. In J. Knight (Ed.) Mentoring, Coaching, and Collaboration. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press).
Jonson, K. (2008). Being an Effective Mentor: How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed. Second Edition. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press).
Jonson, K. (2006). 60 Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension in Grades K–8.  (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press).
Jonson, K., Stone, R., Lindberg, J., Tileston, D. (2004). Elementary Teacher Induction Kit [Box set]. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press).
King, C., Jonson, K., Whitehead, D., Reinken, B. (2003). Glimpses of literacy education in New Zealand. International Reading Association: Reading Online, www.readingonline.org., 6 (9), 1-11.
Jonson, K., Stone, R., Lindberg, J., Tileston, D. (2003). Elementary Teacher Induction Kit [Box set]. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press).
Jonson, K. (2002). Being an Effective Mentor: How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press).
Jonson, K. (2002). The New Elementary Teacher’s Handbook: Flourishing in Your First Year. Second Edition. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press).
Jonson, K. (2001). Providing a safety net for new teachers. In L. S. Habedorn (Ed.) Sound Instruction: Ready to Use Classroom Practice (pp. 211-217). Rapid Intellect Press: N.Y.
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