Teachers' Curriculum Institute

Purchasing FAQs

How to Order

Purchase Order If you are ordering with a purchase order, you can use the TCI Store to make your purchase, by uploading your purchase order as the form of payment when you checkout. If you'd prefer to email you...

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Create a Quote

We made it really easy for you to create your own quote. Here's how you do it: Go to the TCI Store and find the items you're interested in Click items to "Add to Cart" Once you have everything you need...

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Parent Orders

TCI Student Subscriptions can only be used in conjunction with a Teacher Subscription, but they may be purchased independently. Some schools ask that parents purchase Student Subscriptions for their children. T...

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Samples and Free 30-Day Trials

Need to preview our programs? To review the full TCI experience, we encourage you to sign up for a free 30-day trial. You’ll have access to all the bells and whistles. Check out the presentations, lesson games...

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Shipping Methods and Rates

Ground TCI ships all non-subscription items for regular domestic orders at 5% of the order subtotal or $5.00 minimum. Technology items do not require a shipping or handling fee. Expedited Shipping Science Mate...

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What to Buy for Students

So many choices, and not sure what to buy? Our top products for students are: 1. Student Bundles Order one per student. Perfect for blended learning—get print and online materials! Min requirement: Students n...

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Technology vs Print

Not sure what to buy? We'll help pick the best solution for your classroom. Technology (Online Subscriptions): Teacher Subscriptions: Deliver content online. Use presentations to teacher lessons easily....

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Need to Upgrade Your Version?

Ready to upgrade to the latest program version but not sure where to start? Leave it to us! Below is a list of all of our current program versions. By clicking on the hyperlink, you will be transported directl...

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TCI as Sole Source Provider

TCI is the sole provider of all Bring Science Alive!, History Alive!, Social Studies Alive!, Government Alive!, Econ Alive!, Geography Alive! and World Cultures Alive! curricular products (including the compone...

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Returns

TCI has a 60-day return policy regarding our products. Digital Subscriptions: Visit our online return form to get started Print/Combination: You may return any unused product in saleable condition within 6...

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