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A Brief History of Numerical Systems

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As people and civilizations have become more complex, numbers have evolved into what they are today. Watch a video that walks viewers through the history of the development of symbols into numbers and positional notations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Flip the lesson and have learners watch the video outside of class saving class time for discussion, the quiz, and extended research on the topic
Classroom Considerations
  • Best suited for learners with a strong background in different values of numbers
  • Comes with a quiz to check for understanding, links to research, and questions for discussion
  • Concepts are presented very fast