Shmoop Online Courses
What's It Like?
Hercules High School offers Shmoop Online Courses to all its students for free!
Shmoop is a website offering a variety of study materials written by scholars. Hercules High School has a premier membership which allows all of its students to access the standardized test perp guides in addition to advanced math sections.
The learning guides available for students cover a variety of topics, including biology, U.S. history, algebra, and calculus. The site's literature section covers classics; users can also access in-depth allegory, character, and theme info on modern reads like The Hunger Games. And the site's learning resources are legit: Ph.D. and masters students from schools such as Stanford and Harvard write much of the conversational content, which is peppered with pop-culture references.