Parents were challenged by their students at Guess Elementary with reading and math games as they played ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader’.
When invited to participate, many parents may have thought, I’m educated, have a degree and a job; I am definitely smarter than a 5th grader. However, students are much smarter than mom and dad may think. Could parents hang with the 10-year olds?
"It's amazing how much you forget after being out of school for so many years,” said Jake Candelaria, parent of Julianna Candelaria. “It's also amazing how much our young kids are learning in this day and age." In the end, parents did a great job and staff members were on hand to enjoy the games and play along as well.