Bonnie Nyman is a secondary math specialist and private tutor with almost 20 years of teaching experience. She started her teaching career as a private math tutor, then taught high school math in the Mamaroneck Public School system. Four years ago, she transitioned to an independent day school in Greenwich, Connecticut that specializes in providing targeted learning support. Bonnie has experience teaching multiple grade levels and experience teaching diverse learners. Bonnie believes that student success is created through meaningful relationships and has been a middle school advisor for the past four years, too, in addition to teaching various electives that tap into her students’ other interests.
Bonnie has a Master’s Degree in Education in Mathematics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. She has taught in various classroom settings including co-teaching in a special education inclusion classroom. Presently, Bonnie teaches math to children who have specific learning disabilities. In addition, Bonnie teaches skills classes providing additional support to struggling learners. Bonnie teaches the curriculum to best meet the needs of her students.
Bonnie is driven to help her students overcome barriers that impact their learning, which includes close collaboration with her fellow teachers, administrators, special needs assistants and parents. Bonnie works to reach all students by providing opportunities for visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning. Bonnie incorporates various methods and best practices into her teaching, which include computer-based programs and use of iPad technology in both the classroom setting as well as in one to one learning.
In her free time, Bonnie enjoys cooking, tennis, watching sports and spending time with her family.