AMP Blog: People in Education
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.
Calling all educators! Detroit Future Schools is now accepting applications for the Rida Institute, a three day training and curriculum planning retreat taking place August 19-21 in Detroit. The Institute will introduce teachers to the “Rida Framework” one of Detroit Future School’s central tools for humanizing schooling.
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.
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.