I am working really hard at not only helping students along with their projects during work time, but also getting to know their spunky, quirky, quiet personalities. Here is a conversation I had with a 3rd grade student today:
Student: Do you like Michigan State or Michigan?
Me: I don't follow either - I'm from Iowa.
Student: Who plays in Iowa?
Me: Hawkeyes and Cy-
Student: Hot-guys?! What are hot-guys?
Me: no no no- HAWK (flaps arms) like the bird and EYE (points to eye)
Oh, how I love my job! Things are never boring or dull.