Michael Sivert aka @Mikeydteach
Behind the Teacher
Name: Michael Sivert
Nickname: Mikey D
If you were given $200 that you had to spend on yourself, what would you buy?
Cologne. I am obsessed with new scents for different moods and events.
Think about yourself at the age you are currently teaching. How would you describe yourself at that age?
I was a really good student. I was a complete wreck socially, and I was teased all the time. But in 4th grade, I didn’t really care. I was TOTALLY the teacher’s pet and I OWN that nickname.
Favorite self-care routine or ritual:
Hiking in the woods with a relaxing playlist or inspiring podcast.
Favorite Gift to give a fellow teacher:
Notes of Encouragement
What is your favorite part of your classroom?
My classroom library. It’s taken me a while to build up, but I’m proud of the diversity in genres and topics.
Do you remember your dreams when you wake up in the morning?
Yes!!! Lately, I have been dreaming that I am waiting tables, but I am the only server/bartender/busser for an entire restaurant. It terrifies me!
Your own parents would say you are…
determined, committed, and passionate.
Name 3 articles of clothing/accessories you wear the most:
Button-down shirt, skinny khakis, and my fun socks!
Favorite health/beauty product:
Ancient Nutrition Collagen Peptides
Favorite grading pens:
3 snacks you couldn’t live without:
Tortilla chips, avocado/guacamole, and cashews
If you could plan the perfect birthday meal for yourself, what would it be?
Bang-Bang Shrimp, NY Strip Steak, Baked Potato, Asparagus, Key Lime Pie
When you go to Starbucks, you order:
Venti Cold Brew, black
If you were not a teacher, you would be
People would be surprised to know…
I am super introverted.