2018 Teacher Wishlist

INTER/MULTI-DISCIPLINARY REQUESTS

tower
MD1 -- Isle Power Tower
Features 360 degree access to 9 receptacles and 6 USB ports. 15 amp capacity is supported through a single 3 prong plug power source.
COST: $899 ea. SCHOOL REQUESTS: 3 max.


charging station
MD2 -- M8 Pro Charging Station
Features full speed, multi-device charging for up to 8 devices (3 Apple Lightning, 4 Micro USB, 1 USB Type-C).
Cost $899 + $299 for wireless shelf = $1,198 ea. School requests 3 max.


MD3 -- Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD) CONFERENCE
Dallas, Texas June 29-July 1
Cost – approximately $1,422.35 per person


MD4 -- Serious Play Conference
George Mason University, Virginia July 10-July 12
Cost - approximately $1,390 per person


MD5 -- SUNY Buffalo CONFERENCE
Buffalo, New York July 16-July 19
Cost – approximately $1,410 per person


MD6 -- International Society for Technology in Education CONFERENCE
Chicago, Illinois July 24-July 27
Cost – approximately $1,750 per person


MD7 -- National Association for Gifted Children
Minneapolis, Minnesota November 15-November 18
Cost – approximately $1,924 per person


MD8 -- Uni High Summer Enrichment Camps
Urbana, Illinois
Cost – Two scholarships - $150 per student
Cost – Programming needs - $300

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COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

projector
COM1 -- Panasonic Laser Projector
The only remaining dedicated Computer Lab is Room 314, the old Windows Lab. This lab now houses Macs and Windows machines, but the projection system is over a decade old. Current projector does not even have HDMI imports.
COST: $6,500


lectern
COM2 -- Lectern for WAC Lab

COST: $1,000


projector screen
COM3 Laser Projector Screen for WAC Lab

COST: $2,500


audio system
COM4 -- Audio For Projector & WAC Lab
The only remaining dedicated Computer Lab is Room 314, the old Windows Lab. This lab now houses Macs and Windows machines, but the projection system is over a decade old. Current projector does not even have HDMI imports.
COST: $1,500


electronic tool kit
COM5 -- Basic Electronic Tool Kit
The only remaining dedicated Computer Lab is Room 314, the old Windows Lab. This lab now houses Macs and Windows machines, but the projection system is over a decade old. Current projector does not even have HDMI imports.
COST: $163.13 ea. SCHOOL REQUESTS 2 SETS: $326.26


soldering station
COM6 -- Weller WES51 Analog Soldering Station
These stations are more precise and safer to use on delicate circuit boards and electronic components than the simpler fixed-power soldering irons currently being used.
COST: $92 ea. SCHOOL REQUESTS 2 SETS: $184
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ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

short stories
E1 -- WORLD OF SHORT STORIES: 20 SHORT STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD (3RD EDITION)
“A World of Short Stories introduces a selection of short stories from around the globe into the college reading course. With an outstanding selection of authors and carefully designed apparatus, the book is the ideal vehicle for introducing world literature to developing readers.”
COST: Full set of 70 books - $2,245.75
Sets of 10 books - $299 per set

4 sets of 10 books currently funded!

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window shades
E2 -- WINDOW SHADES FOR KENNEY GYM, RM. 202
Replacement shades for this classroom. Cost is for replacement shades in entire room and includes materials and labor costs.
COST: Full set of window shades - $2,150
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FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT

gridwall
FA1 -- Gridwall Panels & Bases
This type of display system would allow for temporary art shows and allow for more efficient use of Uni High’s halls and open spaces.
COST: 8 panels plus bases = $300
16 panels plus bases = $600

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FA2 -- Digital Design with Clay Class
Pilchuck Glass School - Seattle, Washington (June 19-30, 2018) “Using the 3-D Potterbot clay printer and BotLab, this course will introduce students to processes of creating glasswork through digital modeling and materials exploration. Projects will include 3-D scanning, basic modeling in Rhino and other software, as well as printing in clay and PLA. Resulting forms will prompt investigations in the Hot Shop and Kiln Studio. Students can use a trial version of Rhino software and receive a discount if they purchase. Laptop required.”
COST: Estimated cost for one teacher = $4,020


headphones
FA3 -- EARTEC UL4S ULTRALIGHT 4 PERSON INTERCOM SYSTEM W/ 4 SINGLE HEADSETS
“The Eartec UL4S UltraLITE is a 4-Person Wireless Intercom system for use in mobile video production, field production, live sports, theater sets & sounds stages.”
COST: $635.00
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IPA book
FA4 -- IMPLEMENTING INTEGRATED PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (IPA) (KINDLE EDITION)
“A follow-up to the ACTFL Integrated Performance Assessment Manual published in 2003. This book provides readers with expanded guidelines for how to design IPA tasks to inform the backward design of a unit. Suggestions on how to provide effective feedback and how to improve learner performance are shared. Also included is a re-conceptualized rubric for the interpretive mode and the addition of IPA rubrics for Advanced-level language performance.”
COST of one book: $12.95
SCHOOL REQUESTS 5 COPIES: $64.75

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FOREIGN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT

FL1 -- AMERICAN COUNCIL ON THE TEACHING OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES (ACTFL)
“The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,500 language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry.” “Since its founding (in 1967), ACTFL has become synonymous with innovation, quality, and reliability in meeting the changing needs of language educators and their students. From the development of Proficiency Guidelines, to its leadership role in the creation of national standards, ACTFL focuses on issues that are critical to the growth of both the profession and the individual teacher.”
Membership Levels:
BASIC - Online access to membership benefits
COST: $750 for 3 years (for 6 teachers)
PREFERRED (PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT)
All the benefits of Basic, plus online and print access, membership in one additional Special Interest Group (SIG), nine eBooks, and the option to choose two publications per year, along with access to three Virtual Learning Module series per year.
COST: $875 for 3 years (per person)


japanese book
FL2 -- AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE (2 CD-ROM), REVISED EDITION (TEXTBOOK)

COST of one textbook: $44.95
SCHOOL REQUESTS 12 TEXTBOOKS: $539.40

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japanese workbook
FL3 -- AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE (WORKBOOK)
A workbook companion to the text book, quizzes, work sheets, and other study material.
COST of one book: $24.95
SCHOOL REQUESTS 12 WORKBOOKS: $299.40

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LIBRARY

wacom tablet
L1 -- WACOM INTUOS ART PEN & TOUCH DIGITAL GRAPHICS, DRAWING & PAINTING TABLET
This device allows you to paint, design & create directly on your computer. It comes with a free Art Pack including: Corel Painter Essentials drawing & painting software, online tutorials & a free 8 x 10 metal photo print.
COST: $199.95 ea. SCHOOL REQUESTS 2: $399.99
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canon kit
L2 -- CANON EOS REBEL T5I VIDEO CREATOR KIT
Kit includes a 18-55mm Lens, Rode VIDEOMIC GO and Sandisk 32GB SD Card Class 10.
COST: $699.95


amazon bag
L3 -- AMAZONBASICS LARGE DSLR GADGET BAG
This bag holds one DSLR body and up to three lenses. Also has slots for iPad Mini, Google Nexus 7 or Amazon Kindle Fire.
COST: $24.99
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charging kiosk
L4 -- CHARGING KIOSK FOR TABLETOP, 10 CABLES, LIGHTNING & MICRO-USB
This multi device charging station organizer is the perfect accessory for events, lobbies, and waiting areas. This fixture is compatible with Apple® cell phones, Galaxy tablets, or any other products that utilize either Lightning or micro-USB connectors.
COST: $165.90


MATH DEPARTMENT


M1 -- ILLINOIS COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS ANNUAL CONFERENCE - TINLEY PARK, ILLINOIS (OCTOBER 18-19, 2018)
The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics gathers educators from across the state of Illinois for two days of professional development, collaboration, and community.
COST: $470 per person (approximately, subject to change)



M2 -- BUILT-IN SHELVING ON HIGHER WALLS IN MATH OFFICE
This device allows you to paint, design & create directly on your computer. It comes with a free Art Pack including: Corel Painter Essentials drawing & painting software, online tutorials & a free 8 x 10 metal photo print.
COST: $500 - $1000



M3 -- WOLFRAM TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE CHAMPAIGN, IL (OCT. 16-19, 2018)
Annual conference at Wolfram’s Headquarters.
COST: $475 per person (approximately, subject to change)



M4 -- SPONSORSHIP FOR MATH TEAM OR OTHER ACADEMIC TEAM “UNIFORMS.”

COST: $300 - $500
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$400 currently funded!


PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

bench
PE1 -- ALUMINUM BENCHES – BACKLESS – 6 FT
Uni High athletic teams need seats in their locker rooms (locker rooms currently have no seating). Departmental need is for 32 benches.
COST: $250/bench; School requests 32 benches = $8,000
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18 benches currently funded!


SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

ipad
SC1 -- NEW IPAD 9.7”, WIFI 32GB GRAY

COST: $299 ea. SCHOOL REQUESTS 5 iPads: $1,495



SC2 -- THEODORE GRAY APPS FOR IPADS:
THEODORE GRAY APPS FOR IPADS: http://apps.theodoregray.com/the-elements/ http://apps.theodoregray.com/the-elements-in-action/ http://apps.theodoregray.com/the-elements-flashcards/ http://apps.theodoregray.com/molecules/
COST: 5 sets of apps for Ipads = $124.95
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book trilogy
SC3 -- TRILOGY OF THE ELEMENTS, MOLECULES, AND REACTIONS

COST: $79.95 each;
School requesting 5 sets = $399.75


SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT

ipad
SS1 -- IPAD PRO AND APPLE PENCIL
Dr. Andrew Wilson is a new social studies teacher at Uni. He is currently teaching Freshman World History, as well as the upper-level electives Intro to Cultural Anthropology and Intro to Psychology. His classes meet in three different classrooms, each of which has different projection technology. An iPad Pro and Apple pencil would allow him to move freely around the room while he leads lessons. With wireless or Bluetooth connectivity, he could display notes on a TV, Promethean board, or projector and annotate them in real time in the classroom. It would also make it easier for him to write, save, and share classroom notes.
COST: $1,120 (total cost for both items)


brown curriculum
SS2 -- CHOICES CURRICULUM DEVELOPED BY THE WATSON INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS AT BROWN UNIVERSITY
This past year, Mr. Leff (U.S. History, Race, Class and Gender in 20th Century American Popular Culture, Interdisciplinary Thinking) and Ms. Schoeplein (Introduction to Social Studies) incorporated some Choices curriculum into their classrooms. This curriculum aims to “empower young people with the skills, knowledge, and participatory habits to be engaged citizens who are capable of addressing international and public policy issues through thoughtful public discourse and informed decision making.” Each unit includes an opportunity for students to learn about multiple viewpoints, analyze primary sources, formulate persuasive arguments, and participate in a simulation. The students love it!
COST: $37 per book; $111 for all three books
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whiteboard
SS3 -- LUXOR MB7240WW REVERSIBLE MAGNETIC WHITEBOARD (UNI RM. 210)
A mobile white board would be very helpful for the social studies teachers who teach in Room 210. Mr. Leff (U.S. History, Race, Class and Gender in 20th Century American Popular Culture, Interdisciplinary Thinking) and Ms. Schoeplein (Introduction to Social Studies) both frequently use the projector/screen to show students primary source documents, photographs, and maps. A mobile white board would allow them to jot information down for the students while using the screen. It also comes in handy during simulations, class announcements, etc.
COST: $305
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STUDENT SERVICES

eric
“Eric” is a junior. He works 20 hours a week while being a student at Uni High. His mom is a single parent. At home, “Eric” is also responsible for taking care of his younger siblings and contributing money to purchase food for the family. While Uni & our University community may be rich in academic & cultural opportunities, students like “Eric” may be excluded.
“Eric” is not the only one who may need this help. Your donation to this fund will support many Uni students, like “Eric”, who may have financial barriers.

SSO1 -- OUR GOAL IS TO BUILD AN ACCOUNT WITH A MINIMUM OF $3,000 – to support our low-income students with:
- Student programming that may require a registration fee
- AP Exam participation –if interested (these are $130 each)
- Supporting students with any ACT or SAT fees not covered by national testing agencies
- Supporting students with books or online software programs when they are taking college courses at UIUC or Parkland
- Academic support when outside tutoring is needed to supplement their instruction at Uni High
STUDENTS RECEIVING A FULL FEE WAIVER TO ATTEND UNI HIGH WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
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