AMP Blog: People in Education

Detroit Future Schools Call for Research Partner

Allied Media Projects is searching for an academic researcher or journalist interested in studying the impact of our innovative digital media arts-integration program, Detroit Future Schools.

DFS Classroom Visit: So Curious I Can’t Control Myself!

Every week, Detroit Future Schools (DFS) artist-in-residence Joe Rodriguez-Tanner works with the students at Amelia Earhart in Southwest Detroit, integrating digital media arts into their core content.  He works in close partnership with their teacher, Anna Marschalk-Burns (known to the students as Ms. MB) who is committed to fostering in her students the DFS "11 Essential Traits of Habit, Character and Mind."

AMP Camp 2012: Education for a more just, creative, and collaborative world

Now in its second year, Allied Media Project's Detroit Future Schools program is growing a network of teachers, artists and students who are committed to transforming the purpose and practice of education in Detroit. Essential to the formation of this network is a 5-day intensive training called AMP Camp, which prepares teachers and artists to enter the school year with a shared vision and purpose.

Photo by Erik Howard

JUNE 9: Detroit Future Media & Detroit Future Schools Graduation, Celebration and BBQ!

Come by Allied Media Projects this Saturday, June 9, to celebrate Detroit Future Media and Detroit Future Schools participants. There will be a showcase and gallery of major media projects created over the last year. Come by and support your favorite DF artist!

ATTN: Detroit teachers! Apply for a year-long initiative to empower young people in our classrooms and communities

We are excited to invite all teachers to apply for one of the most transformative and effective professional development opportunities of a lifetime.

Detroit Future Schools needs innovative, passionate, committed teachers to apply here!