AMP Blog: detroit future schools

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.

Three awards to AMP from the Knight Arts Challenge

Allied Media Projects is proud to be the recipient of three awards from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight Arts Challenge. The Knight Arts grants to AMP will support the launch of an Allied Media Conference music festival, Detroit Future Schools' "Data Murals" project, and the Detroit Digital Stewards' "Detroit Music Box."

A Detroit Future Schools classroom at Henry Ford Academy

The Classroom is Yours: Practices for self-governance

This is the second part in a series of blog posts highlighting lessons emerging from Detroit Future Schools. Detroit Future Schools is an AMP Sponsored Project.

Detroit Future Schools' goal is to make our work to humanize schooling in Detroit "open-source" and accessible to other educators. Below, Nate Mullen, DFS Lead Artist, reflects on student-facilitated debates as a practice of self-governance.

Detroit Future Schools is hiring

Detroit Future Schools is seeking experienced, visionary applicants for two roles for the 2014-2015 school year: Program Coordinator and Artist-in-residence of Detroit Future Schools’ In-school Program.