Category Archives: Projects

How do Schools Measure Success?

Tri-County Educational Center (TCEC) is an alternative school for Metro Detroit, serving young people who have either dropped out or been expelled from other school districts. DFS teaching artist Nate Mullen worked with classroom teachers Adelaide Fabiilli and Brooke Leiberman and 9th through 12th grade graphic design students to create a “data mural”, which used… Read More »

How to be a Boggs School student?

At the James and Grace Lee Boggs school, DFS teaching artist Alicia López Castañeda worked with classroom teacher Liz Kirk and the “Painted Turtles,” a mixed 2nd-3rd grade class. They spent the first semester shaping the classroom culture around the DFS Rida framework, exploring the DFS “11 essential skills” and digital media such as photography… Read More »