WPDL : HelpNOW

Compatible Devices:

Features

  • Experience personalized eLearning by connecting with a live tutor!
  • Powerful self-assessment and online learning tools.
  • Form study groups, hold virtual office hours, work on class projects, and share knowledge with peers and instructors.

Level up your hybrid, remote, or in-person learning NOW.

Brainfuse HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. HelpNow services include expert academic tutoring and self-study tools to empower users to study at their own pace or collaborate with peers and teachers. Students access live, on-demand academic help and state-aligned skills building lessons from expert tutors. With HelpNow, tutors and students communicate in real time in our online classroom by typing, drawing, and marking-up lessons and web content. Plus, students can use our secure file sharing feature in the writing lab to submit writing assignments to our writing tutors any time of the day. The Brainfuse full-service test center offers practice tests for all levels in math, reading, and writing as well as college preparatory tests - including the SAT.

Expert Help

Experience personalized eLearning by connecting with a live tutor

Live Tutoring: Students submit a question in our online classroom and receive live, one-on-one assistance from a Brainfuse tutor.

Writing Lab: Our writing tutors help students become better writers by providing constructive feedback, and assistance usually within 24 hours of receiving a student's submission.

SkillSurfer: Our skills building service helps students master a concept or skill through state aligned online lessons with a live tutor. HelpNow Skills Building has been designed for a variety of age groups and academic needs.

Send Question: Students submit questions via our online form and a tutor will respond usually within 24 hours to the student's question.

Language Lab: Students receive live online help with their Spanish language homework from our fluent Spanish-speaking tutors.

 

Study

Powerful self-assessment and online learning tools

LEAP Learning Platform: Diagnostic test center with detailed study plans, lessons and live tutoring.

FlashBulb: Users can access and create interactive learning games, quizzes and flashcards.

eParachute: Use eParachute to discover your strengths and unique talents to map out your future career.

 

Collaborate

Form study groups, hold virtual office hours, work on class projects, and share knowledge with peers and instructors

Meet: Schedule a live study group session with friends and instructors. Invitees receive the invite in their email inbox and simply click on the Meet link to join the organizer. Attendees need not be Brainfuse users.

Brainwave: Record movie-like whiteboard sessions to store solutions to homework problems, class projects, or any other concepts that involve motion or sequencing.

 

Adult Learning Center

Adult Learning Center is the adult learners' version of HelpNow™ where patrons can access High School Equivalency prep, US Citizenship test prep, resume assistance, Microsoft Office support, and Career Resources. The Writing Lab, Send Question, and Skills Building are also included in the Adult Learning Center suite.

 

About Brainfuse™

Brainfuse is one of the nation's leading online tutoring providers, serving a diversified client base of libraries, school districts and colleges/universities for over 18 years. With Brainfuse, users receive real-time tutoring from instructors via our proprietary online classroom. We serve hundreds of library systems throughout the country, including the New Mexico State Library, the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, the San Francisco Public Library, the Sacramento Public Library, The Free Library of Philadelphia, and North America's largest homework help program through the Chicago Public Library. For more information about Brainfuse services, please contact us at info@brainfuse.com.

 

About Brainfuse™ Tutors

From Brainfuse: "Brainfuse tutors are screened, trained, and managed directly by Brainfuse. Our tutors are recruited from a diverse tutoring pool and include a mix of professional tutors, retired instructors, graduate students and college faculty members. Only tutors with proven backgrounds in tutoring/teaching in their respective fields are hired by Brainfuse. Over 80% of tutors have a Master’s degree or a Ph.D. in their field.

Brainfuse regularly reviews and updates its tutor recruiting, training and monitoring procedures to provide the highest possible online tutoring experience for students. We have a unique live monitoring system where tutor interaction with students is reviewed by a live monitor and immediate feedback is given for an ongoing professional development."

 

» Brainfuse HelpNow

Instructions

Wondering exactly how to get it working?

Follow these steps:
  1. Click here to log in to HelpNow using your library card number.
  2. If you'd like to make an account to save your work, you can do so without entering in any personal information.
  3. For help using particular features, refer to the videos from BrainFuse below.

Device List

Device Instructions & Apps
  1. Visit Brainfuse via a link on this page and enter your library card number.
  2. Click "Login" and then "Sign Up" and make an account.
  3. Download the app and log in using the account you created.
    (You must create your account through the website before you can log in to the app.)
  1. Visit Brainfuse via a link on this page and enter your library card number.
  2. Click "Login" and then "Sign Up" and make an account.
  3. Download the app and log in using the account you created.
    (You must create your account through the website before you can log in to the app.)
  1. Visit Brainfuse via a link on this page and enter your library card number.
  2. Optional: Click "Login" and then "Sign Up" and make an account.
  3. You can now log in directly from Brainfuse.com, or else always start on this page and you'll never need to make an account.

More Help

Brainfuse Tutorial Videos
Topic Help Video

HelpNow Overview

Whiteboard

Live Tutoring

Learning Account

Writing Lab

Send Question

SkillSurfer

LEAP Learning Platform

Flashbulb

MEET

Brainwave

Adult Learning Center

Cloudpack

Mobile App