AMP Blog: Detroit Future Schools

Reflections from Rida Institute 2016: What Humanizing Schooling Means to Us

In early August, we convened 20 educators from Metro Detroit to kick off the 2016 Rida Institute at our three-day summer retreat. The Rida Institute is a year-long training for educators with a focus on critical pedagogy.

Apply to Participate in Detroit Future Schools “2016 Rida Institute”

Detroit Future Schools' mission is to humanize education in Detroit. We believe that in order to transform our school system, we as educators must begin by transforming our own practices and by designing our classrooms to nurture the transformative leadership of our students.

Detroit Future Schools: Call for Teaching Artists

Detroit Future Schools is hiring Teaching Artists to implement media projects in DFS anchor schools, starting January 2016.

Introducing the “DFS Guide to Humanizing Schooling”

We are excited to share the newly released “Detroit Future Schools Guide to Humanizing Schooling.” This guide includes tools, best practices and step-by-step curriculum planning exercises for educators who have a vision for transforming their classrooms.

Detroit Future Schools Data Murals Project: What Stories Can We Tell From Data?

During the 2014-2015 school year, Detroit Future Schools completed two “data mural” projects in Detroit schools, supported by the Knight Arts Challenge and the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs.