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        Applying the Logic of Math to Real Life | The Ignite Show

        Students warm-up as a group with an introduction to the interest formula and learn to solve it for a given variable using word problems related to finance. As their vocabulary and reasoning skills develop, they apply this formula to the investigation of purchasing their first car. 2013, Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year, Elaine Hutchison, took her middle school students on this journey and shared her advice for implementing this lesson in your classroom.

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        Full Episode: Elaine Hutchison -- 2013 Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year | The Ignite Show

        Take a journey with a group of middle school students in Oklahoma as they apply algebraic equations to the real-life challenge of purchasing a car, and begin to understand math's relevance to everyday life.

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        Teacher-to-Teacher Ignite Message | The Ignite Show

        Elaine shares her advice for implementing this lesson in your classroom.

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        Teaching and Learning Demo | The Ignite Show

        Watch Elaine Hutchinson's classroom segments from The Ignite Show in an uninterrupted format as she begins the lesson, works through it with the students and then ends for the day.

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