This service is supported by funding from the Foundation and Friends of Santa Clara City Library and National Semiconductor.
Brainfuse is a provider of one-on-one online tutoring for students (grades K-12), offering "Help Now" in math, science, social studies, and English/language arts. Tutoring is available from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. every day in both English and Spanish. With Brainfuse, students receive individual attention from certified tutors through a kid-friendly online classroom.
You will need your Santa Clara City Library card to use this service.
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If you are at the LIBRARY, click here to connect to Brainfuse!
Brainfuse HelpNow offers additional services such as:
- Skills-Building: The skills building service helps students master a concept or skill through state-aligned online lessons, presented by Brainfuse tutors in one-to-one sessions for a variety of age groups and academic needs.
- 24-Hour Writing Lab: The writing instructors help students become better writers by providing constructive feedback and other assistance within 24 hours of receiving a student’s submission.
- Test Center: Visit the online assessment library to take practice standardized tests (SAT, ACT, GED and more) and practice subject specific tests, like math and science. Results are instant and you can share them with tutors for a targeted skills building session.
- 24/7 Help Center: Students can submit questions online and a tutor will respond to the student’s question within 24 hours.
- Foreign Language Center: Students receive live online help with their foreign language homework from fluent foreign language tutors.
- Adult Education Center: Adults can receive live online help from trained adult education specialists in areas such as US Citizenship testing, resume and cover letter writing assistance and core subject education.
- Full Spanish Speaking Service: Spanish-speaking tutors are offered coextensively (same subjects and hours of availability) with our English-speaking tutors.