The purpose of FIPS Academic plan is to articulate the fundamental educational practices specific to our school as we implement individual components of our Academic Plan.
Critical Thinking, Complex Problem Solving and High-Order Reasoning
FIPS excels in teaching critical thinking, complex problem solving and high-order reasoning. Critical thinking – the acquired skill of gathering, organizing, testing and using information – is the key to understanding and navigating today’s global community.
The 5 Teaching Protocols
Every day in our classrooms, our teachers use a system of proven best teaching practices to help students reach their fullest potential. These techniques include: