Learning by Practice

AMA shatters the stereotypical secondary education by engaging scholars in new ways that promote 21st century skills of communication, collaboration, critical-thinking and creativity with choice based upon genuine scholar interest

how-we-learn Technical Education

The traditional school model of attending a set of required courses with pre-arranged electives has not provided scholars with connections to real world application and realistic how-we-learn options.

Personalized Learning

AMA fosters a learning environment for scholars to create their own futures by blending how-we-learn development with academic achieve and creativity.

Real World Learning

AMA Scholars are ultimately ready to thrive in college or in their how-we-learns and be the ones who provide human capital and innovation for the jobs of the future.

Instructional Design
Culturally Responsive Teaching

We want scholars to experience a transformation that derives from their intellectual and cultural life within AMA and then extend that outward to influence the greater community and world; this is our recreation of the Harlem Renaissance.

Harlem Renaissance

We want scholars to experience a transformation that derives from their intellectual and cultural life within AMA and then extend that outward to influence the greater community and world; this is our recreation of the Harlem Renaissance.

Personalized Learning

AMA defines blended learning as an instructional method, which integrates technology and digital media with instructor-facilitated classroom activities providing scholars with more personalized learning experiences.

Project Based Learning

The scholars of AMA are being prepared mentally and academically to create industry of the future, as opposed to being processed through traditional education. Through project based learning and connections with career pathways and guest speakers, scholars see the importance of the current work and how it relates to jobs of the future

New Media Arts/ Career pathways

AMA’s Career Pathways program helps scholars develop a portfolio demonstrating the development of transferrable skills. These transferable skills include: learning technology based skill, thinking critically and creatively, working independently and collaboratively, considering new points of view, combining academics with personal and professional interests/skills and applying knowledge to real-world scenarios and situations to strengthen leadership skills.