AMP Blog: humanizing education

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.

“Our Schools, Our Voice” – Watch a video by 482 Forward and Detroit Future Schools

In Detroit over 283 public schools have been closed since 2000, causing ongoing instability and chaos in the schooling landscape of the city. Detroit Future Schools collaborated with the citywide education organizing network 482 Forward to create a video for community members that responds to the question: “Who gets to open and close schools in Detroit?”

Detroit Future Schools: Working with Youth to Transform Education

Detroit Future Schools is an in-school digital media arts program committed to humanizing education in Detroit. We work with teachers to integrate media making into the classroom while evaluating and refining core instructional practices.

Detroit Future Schools' 2014 Network Gathering: "Activating New Realities" (April 12)

Come join us for Detroit Future Schools' 2014 Network Gathering: "Activating New Realities," Saturday, April 12, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Be a part of a critical conversation on humanizing education and action-planning on what you want education to look like in Detroit.

DFS Rida Institute Transforms Teachers

"How do you tap into students’ resiliency and channel their personal frustration and dissatisfaction against the social system that undermines their humanity?"