Recognizing teaching excellence in Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT — It was that part of math class where third graders took over and teacher Ashley Lupo was more than happy to turn the dry erase marker over to a student who normally doesn’t raise his hand.
“Majesty is a very quiet kid,” Lupo confided. When he volunteered, his teacher saw it as an opportunity to make him feel more confident.
Across the city, in Laurinda Rua’s freshmen AP World History class at Central Magnet School, 11 sets of hands shot up when they were asked to say if the fundamental goals of Stalinism were achieved or denied based on primary source documents they had been asked to review.