Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Early Childhood Education
College of Education
Catherine M Scott
One of the hallmarks of a Montessori education is the development of children’s social and emotional regulation skills. However, what happens when the Montessori curriculum is interrupted due to the onset of COVID-19? Does the transition to online learning impact student opportunities for social and emotional self-regulation? This case study attempts to examine the ways in which a school’s four lower and upper elementary Montessori teachers adjust their instruction to meet student needs online, and the benefits and challenges they experienced as a result. Findings are shared, as well as implications for those engaged in virtual instruction of K-6 students.
Myers, Brooke M. and Scott, Catherine, "Montessori Education: Teaching Self-Regulation through Virtual Instruction" (2021). Honors Theses. 402.
Available for download on Thursday, April 21, 2022