How to Make a Student Yearn to Discuss Polynomials

Female tutor: Okay, so do you want a soy hot chocolate?
12‐year‐old student: No, that tastes funny.
Female tutor: So you want cow milk, eh? How would you feel if you were hooked up to a machine all day giving milk?
(student is silent)
Female tutor: You know it’s breast milk right?
Student: Yeah.
Female tutor: Moooooo moooooo. (makes suckling noise.) Moooo moooo! (Makes suckling noise)


Overheard by: bildita