Teaching with Shmoop

Resources for middle school, high school, and beyond. Whatever you're teaching, we're Shmooping.

Teaching Guides

Lesson Plans and resources to spice up the classroom.

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Shmoop Encyclopedia of Teaching

Written by teachers for teachers. Because we're all in this togther.

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Test Prep

Prep for the ACT, SAT, APs, state exit exams, and more.

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  • Hundreds of Online Courses and thousands of videos, with credit recovery options and the ability to customize class schedules.

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Test prep for hundreds of exams, including SAT, ACT, AP and state exit.

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