Learning is spiral, with depth and breadth as goals.

Vs. Learning is linear, with factual accumulation and skill mastery.
Excerpted from table by Robert G. Peters, with thanks to the books Schools of Quality, by John Jay Bonstingl, and In Search of Understanding: The Case for Constructivist Classrooms, by Martin C. Brooks and Jacqueline Grennon.
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Located in College Park, MD, Friends Community School is a progressive Quaker K-8 day school, founded on the belief that every child is a valued member of our community. We offer a challenging curriculum imbued with strong values of equality, integrity, community, environmental stewardship, simplicity and peaceful conflict resolution, rooted in our Quaker heritage.
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740
301-441-2100