Tabatha Collins

Department: Science

I took a postgraduate year at NMH in 1992, and loved my short time here so much that I came back and have been teaching for 17 years now! 

What I enjoyed most as a student was being around people from all over the world and having teachers who challenged me to think.  

As a teacher, I know that physics is not an easy topic for most and that some can be even fearful of it.  I challenge all my students, but try to challenge those who may think that they are not “science and math people” to be open to struggle. Struggling in a class doesn't mean that you are not good at it. I know; I struggled in my NMH physics class, but now I love and teach it!  

I tell students, “do not be afraid of what you do not understand; seek to understand, and you will no longer be afraid."  I think this philosophy can be applied to all aspects of life, and NMH does just that in and out of the classroom.  

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