Brainfuse HelpNow provides live, one-one-one online help from experienced tutors from 2-11pm daily. Help is available for grades K-12 as well as adult learners.

Get Started

  • If prompted, begin your session by entering your Lafayette Library card number or BVSD Student1 number.
  • Some features will also require you to use a personalized account once you are in your session.
    • Create an account: go to Login (upper right) > sign up > create a username and password.

How it works

  • Students communicate with live tutors using an interactive whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems.
  • All live sessions are saved and can be replayed as well as shared with friends and teachers by email.
  • Registration is not required to get live tutoring help, but it is recommended so that students can track their progress.
  • Registration is required for certain modules like The Writing Lab and the SkillSurfer.


  • Writing Lab: upload a document and get feedback within one business day
  • SkillSurfer: SAT and ACT test preparation, computer skills, and more.
  • Live Chess Tutoring: Listed under Expert Help. New!
  • Send Question: ask the tutors for help outside of tutoring hours — get a reply within one business day
  • Language Lab: live practice for learning Spanish
  • Español: tutoring in Spanish for many subjects
  • Adult Learning Center: test prep for GED and citizenship tests, career resources, and technical skill-building.

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