Category Archive: Dare Mighty Things

May 11

Big changes ahead

I’m not sure how it’s been almost a year since my last post. That’s just embarrassing. It’s been a transitional year, and I suppose that partly explains it. So what’s been happening? My husband is from England. He’s been in the US since 1999, and he’s been incredibly home sick for a few years now. …

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Apr 12

The dream is alive: A passion for space #AprilBlogADay


Disclaimer: In this post, I share my passions, my dreams, and my faith. As you read it, you may decide I am completely crazy. Aristotle said, “No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” Maybe he was right. This is also one of the most personal and revealing posts I have ever …

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Mar 19

Basketball lessons

The back had cheering instructions

This is a follow up to yesterday’s post. Today, I played in the student-faculty basketball game. I was completely overwhelmed with the support my students showed me both during the day, at the game, and afterwards. I was the only teacher with a personal cheering section and signs. I am humbled by the strength of …

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Mar 18

Passion and inspiration

See the picture book sitting next to my whiteboard? Completely unplanned!

Everyday my goal is to inspire my students to find their passion. Now, of course, I really hope their passion will be science! This year, I have also been encouraging my students (and myself) to Dare Mighty Things. Sometimes, the mighty thing you dare may not seem that significant, but it can be a big …

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