Tag: Felicia Burgin

Daily 8 Count is a program used by drama teacher Melody Herzfeld, developed by Brian Curl. It teaches weekly choreography. Photo courtesy of Jason Hameed

Teachers try to make online classes more interesting

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced students to stay home and complete the fourth quarter of school online through sites like Canvas and Zoom. As a way to boost students’ spirits, teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been trying to make online school […]

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Photo illustration by Nyan Clarke

Average salaries for Florida teachers amongst lowest in the United States

Florida is sinking in the national teacher salary ranking. According to the National Education Association’s annual report on teacher salaries, the Sunshine State has dropped from 45th in 2018 to 46th in the United States in 2019.  The average salary of a teacher in Florida […]

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A poster advertises FFEA meetings. Photo by Tori Rosenthal.

Encouraging Education Careers at Douglas

Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA), maintains goals to build positive relationships while serving the school and community, as well as to prepare and encourage students that are interested in a career in education. “We do crafts, go to rallies, go to states in Orlando […]

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