(scene opens in pandemic homeschool)
Beta: Mom, check my eyes? The question says “look at the slide on page eleven and describe a negative feed back loop”. But the slide that talks about negative feed backs is on page ten.
Beta: What should I do?
Me: Ignore page number and answer the question. The question is about negative feedback loop. Do you see the slide that talks about feedback?
Me: Then talk about negative feedback.
Beta: (thinks a moment) I’m going to tell the teacher its on the wrong page.
Me: (sigh) Okay. But also answer the question about the negative feedback loop and don’t wait for her to say “Okay, look on page ten for the information”.