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So much knowledge is learned over the course of an education that it's hard—if not impossible—not to forget some of it. Factor in years or decades elapsed and it's even harder to remember some of the material, especially if it's not used in everyday life.
According to edutopia.org, students can forget up to 75% of what they learn after six days if they don't have "reinforcement or connections to prior knowledge." And since most second graders (or any elementary school students) are learning information for the first time, it's easy to see why most people forget much of what they learn.
Now think back to what you learned in second grade. How much of it do you remember? Take this quiz to find out if you're actually as smart as or smarter than a second grader. (No cheating!) Make sure to fill out the form for a chance to win a Minky Couture blanket!
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