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Kenneth O. Kunz, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Literacy Language Arts


Department
Curriculum and Instruction
Office
McAllan Hall 229
Email
kkunz@monmouth.edu

Kenneth O. Kunz, Ed.D.

Dr. Kenneth Kunz is an Assistant professor in Literacy Education in the Curriculum and Instruction Department. He earned an Ed.D. in Teacher Leadership and an Ed.M. in Reading Specialization from Rutgers University, and a B.S. in Elementary Education and English from Kean University.  Previously, he served as the Supervisor of Curriculum Instruction in the Middlesex Public Schools.  As a third and fourth grade teacher he was nominated for the State Governor’s Teaching Award.  He is currently serving as president of the New Jersey Literacy Association (NJLA) and is a newly elected board member for the International Literacy Association (ILA) His research focus is on literacy interventions in public school classrooms.

Education

Ed.D. Teacher Leadership, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Ed.M. Reading Specialization, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

B.A. Elementary Education and English, Kean University, Union, NJ

Publications

Scholarly Articles

  • Morrow, L.M., Kunz, K., & Hall, M. (2018). Breaking through the language arts block: Organizing and managing an exemplary literacy day. New York, NY: Guilford.
  • Kunz, Kenneth (2015). Motivating reading and writing with well-known and new literacies. In Morrow, L.M. (8th ed.), Literacy development in the early years: Helping children read and write. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
  • Kunz, Kenneth (2015). Two activities that can transform your vocabulary instruction. Retrieved from cli.org/2015/04/13/two-activities-that-can-transform-your-vocabulary-instruction/
  • Kunz, Kenneth (2015). Interactive techniques for guided reading instruction. Retrieved from cli.org/2015/03/24/interactive-techniques-for-guided-reading-instruction/
  • Kunz, Kenneth (2012). Motivating reading and writing with well-known and new literacies. In Morrow, L.M. (8th ed.), Literacy development in the early years: Helping children read and write. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
  • Kunz, Kenneth (2011). Operant conditioning theory. In Morrow, L.M. & Tracey, D.H. (2nd ed.), Lenses on Reading: An Introduction to Theories and Models. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Courses