Yes, we accept school purchase orders through all ordering methods, including online. At online checkout, select the purchase order option and include your purchase order number prior to checkout.
Yes, we offer delayed shipping and/or billing for school orders. Simply include a note with your order about your specific preferences.
Yes, many of our products are available through FAMIS/NYSTL. Our vendor name will be under ‘Gutenberg, Inc.’ and our vendor number is UNI212000. For questions or support, please contact one of our customer service representatives at 1-800-940-2270, M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST., or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We strive to help all educators and students to achieve academic success, especially when it comes to handwriting and writing. Once a homeschool account is created and approved, your homeschool specials will be visible when you log in to your account.
Item #s 132-144 from the Second Edition Handwriting program are available in limited quantities. The program was replaced with a new, updated handwriting program called Writing for Learning.
The Writing for Learning handwriting program follows the same effective format of Second Edition Handwriting; however, updates were made to artwork, words and sentences, book covers, book subtitles, and paper quality. A new transitional PK/K student workbook has also been added to the program.
Item #s 100-108 from the Original Handwriting program are available to order through our main office (phone, mail, email, or fax).
The Writing Our Catholic Faith handwriting program was originally introduced in 2005. This program reinforces Catholic curriculum while students develop their handwriting skills. Revisions were recently made to improve the program and, in 2016, the new revised workbooks replaced the original workbooks. Item numbers and ISBN numbers remain the same for the program. The revised program includes more Catholic words, sentences, activities, and pictures, as well as engaging new covers that depict Bible stories.
Yes, examination copies are available for schools planning volume purchases. Free examination copies are for review purposes only and include watermarks across all material. Examination copies are available for our Universal Handwriting, Writing for Learning, and Writing Our Catholic Faith series. To request an examination copy, Click Here or contact one of our customer service representatives at 1-800-940-2270, M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST., or email@example.com.
Please Click Here to learn more about our handwriting professional development.
AlphamationPlus is your very own handwriting teaching assistant! This program, available in manuscript and cursive, demonstrates an animated alphabet available. The program demonstrates and verbalizes proper letter formation stroke by stroke. Students trace, write, and check letters and numbers. AlphamationPlus is whiteboard and iPad compatible.
To see AlphamationPlus in action, Click Here to view an online demonstration.
Customers who purchase 15 or more of the same eligible student workbook receive 1 school year of free access to AlphamationPlus! The following handwriting programs work with AlphamationPlus: Universal Handwriting, Writing Our Catholic Faith, and Writing for Learning. Instructions on how to register online for free access to AlphamationPlus are included with qualifying orders. Once registered, AlphamtionPlus can be used immediately.
Yes, AlphamationPlus can be purchased by itself; however, the program is designed to reinforce the content students are learning in their handwriting workbooks. One of the keys to student handwriting success is proper modeling, and the letterforms in AlphamationPlus correspond with those in Universal Publishing’s student workbooks. Click Here to learn more about the importance of teaching consistent letterforms from grade to grade and its effect on students’ handwriting success. To view AlphamationPlus in our online store, Click Here.
Please call our office at 1-800-940-2270 and we will be glad to assist you. Also, please see below for specific issues and solutions.
On your computer keyboard, press Ctrl plus the “minus” key to shrink the screen. This action should enable you to see the Play button at the bottom of the screen. To return the screen to normal size, press Ctrl plus the “plus” key on the keyboard.
Please note: Often, a computer will reset the monitor resolution after a projector is used. Should this be the case, the View settings on the computer’s browser will need to be changed in order to see the Play button and full letter animation screen. The Play button appears at the bottom of the screen when you hover over the letter animation. If this is not visible, the letter animation cannot be played.
Use the Ipad scrolling function. On left or right side touch the screen and scroll up so the AlphamationPlus menu buttons are viewable along the top edge of your Ipad screen.
Shipping & Returns
Most of our orders are shipped via FedEx; therefore, orders must be shipped to a valid street address.
For continental U.S. only:
Our shipping and handling for orders $70.00 and under is $7.00. The shipping and handling on orders over $70.00 is 10%.
Hawaii, Alaska, and international orders, please call for information.
Orders ship within 2-3 business days after the order is processed. When ordering via mail, email, or fax, please be sure to include the correct shipping/handling fees in your order total. This will ensure that your order is processed as quickly as possible. Once orders are shipped, they will arrive in 7-10 business days.
For all returns, we require that you call first: 1-800-940-2270, M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Failure to notify us of a return in advance may result in your return not being accepted. When returning items, we require that items be sent via a traceable method of shipment (UPS, FedEx, etc.). Returns from bookstores are not accepted unless the item is incorrect, damaged, or defective.
Volume purchases shipping to schools may be returned within 90 days of the ship date. All other orders may be returned within 30 days of the ship date.