It’s a sad moment to see defeat in the eyes of a child.
While the whole class participated in the demo being conducted, she was alone in an the extreme corner of the class. When a question was directed to her, she eagerly stood up to answer. But words failed her. The rest of the class quickly came to her ‘rescue’ and labeled her, “Resource”. The teacher directed the question elsewhere and she was alone again.
The demo went on. Litmus papers turned from blue to red and red to blue. Inferences were drawn… but the girl was alone.