*I say something*
Student: That sounded like Squidward.
Me: Um...ok, cool? I've never seen Spongebob.
Student: Your assignment for next week is to watch Spongebob.
*despite my protests, student takes up precious lesson time writing and underlining "Watch Spongebob" on the whiteboard under his assignements*
I have been teaching music across the Twin Cities since 2011. Along with seeing students grow as musicians and people, one of the joys of teaching is the ridiculous things my students say.