Teacher’s Toolbox for Back to School


In teachers lessonsTeacher’s Toolbox, you will find a host of lesson plans for all subjects, printables to use in the classroom, websites like Teachers Notebook and a lot more! So when you need ideas for lesson plans take a look at Teacher’s Toolbox,

 

Need Help with Homework? Do you know where to find someone to help?


02-2014-HelpNowMarketing (1)Here’s a tip from students in the know – use BrainFuse HelpNow! It’s FREE and it will help you get better grades. Just see what the students who used it in January had to say then try it for yourself!

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Nevada History


nevada historyGot a Nevada History project due soon? Check out the Hot Topic – Nevada History on the Homework Resources page.

Got a library card? Use America the Beautiful or CultureGrams for your report.

Don’t have a library card? No problem.  Select the nevada factsFast Facts and Symbols (click on the picture of the big horn sheep, he’ll take you there) or select links from the Nevada History box.

Looking for famous Nevadans? Select the Nevadans tab. Need a book about Nevada? Select the Books about Nevada tab. The Discovering American – Nevada eBook is an Always Available eBook, which is great for meeting last minute information needs.

Also see:
Hot Topic – Las Vegas
Hot Topic – American History

Got Homework? Use Hot Topics


browse by subjectStart with the Homework Resources subject on the main Hot Topics page.  Here you will find Hot Topics on a variety of subjects including art, language arts, science, mathematics, social studies, history, geography, literature and more! The Librarians have pulled together library databases, Always Available eBooks (reference books you can access 24/7 365 days a year!), videos, live tutoring helping (for FREE!), vetted websites, magazines, newspapers and much more.

Brain Teaser: The Mob in Las Vegas


mob month2 Frank CullottaSince it’s Mob month in Las Vegas, I thought we would test your knowledge of the mob in Las Vegas.

  1. Who wrote Vegas Rag Doll?
  2. Who wrote Murder of Mafia Daughter?
  3. Name two of the notorious Chicago Mob associates featured this month in Las Vegas.
  4. Who is the ex-mobster turned author/actor/film producer who made the movie Goodfellas?
  5. Who did Henry Hill talk to just before he died?
  6. What is the name of the Las Vegas sheriff who kicked the mob out of Las Vegas?
  7. Who wrote the Battle for Las Vegas?
  8. What was the name of the committee that held hearings to investigate organized crime in Las Vegas in the 1950s?
  9. In which Las Vegas building is The Mob Museum located?
  10. Which mobster opened the Pink Flamingo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas?

How did you do?

0 – 1 Mmmm, not exactly brilliant.
2 – 5 A reasonable stab.
6 – 8 A good showing. But there’s still room for improvement!
9 – 10 You really know your stuff. Well done!