Student: My brain is full, so I need to delete some things from it. I think I'll delete all the pictures of walls. I have a lot of those.
A student saw me without a beard for the first time (after not shaving it off for 16 months).
Student: You look like you're in high school.
*I accidentally forget a hair-tie*
Student (the following week): You have great long hair. You're like a rock star.
Me: Try to not puff your cheeks when you play.
Student: But that's how they always play tuba in cartoons!
And some people claim TV doesn't affect kids behavior.
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.