Matthew Vick Department Chair & Associate Professor

  • Office Location: Winther 4040
  • Phone: (262) 472-5823
  • Email: vickm@uww.edu
  • Department(s): Curriculum and Instruction
Matthew Vick

Instructor for:
ELEMMID 324- Teaching of Science in the Elementary/Middle School

Educational Background:
Ph.D. Urban Education- UW-Milwaukee
M.S. Curriculum & Instruction- UW-Milwaukee
B.S. Chemistry- UW-Madison

Lines of Research or Creative Activity:
Charter schools, virtual education, teacher education in science

Publications

Vick, M.E. (in press).  Beyond the textbook but not just “hands on”:  Using high quality informational texts to meet the Next Generation Science Standards.  Science and Children. 

Vick, M.E. (2015).  Tried and True: A Water Cycle of Many Paths.  Science Scope, 38(5), 58-63.

Vick, M.E. (2014).  The four Cs of Next Generation Engineering Standards.  ASCD Express, 9(9).  Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol9/909-vick.aspx on July 30, 2014.

Vick, M.E. (2012).  Analyzing breadth and depth of a virtual charter school’s science curriculum.  US-China Education Review A, 2, 149-163.

Vick, M.E. & Garvey, M.P. (2011).  Levels of cognitive processes in a non-formal science education program: Scouting's science merit badges and the revised bloom's taxonomy.  International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 6(2), 173-190.

Vick, M.E. (2010). Digitizing sound: How can sound waves be turned into 1s and 0s?  Physics Teacher, 48, 200-202.

Vick, M.E. (2010). Reducing students’ resistance to circuits with a virtual lab. Science Teacher, 77(5),  28-31.

Vick, M.E.  (2010).  Student Teacher Blogs as a Method to Increase Reflection and Collaboration.  Teacher Education Quarterly, Special Online Edition. Retrieved from http://teqjournal.org/vick.html on August 18, 2010.

 

GRANTS:

Integrating Science and Literacy Leaning with English Proficient and English Language Learners     
Wisconsin ESEA Improving Teacher Quality Grant Project #14-1211
Co-Director with Dr. Melanie Schneider
March 2014-July 2015
Grant Total:  $87,165

Integrating Science and Literacy Leaning with English Proficient and English Language Learners     
Wisconsin ESEA Improving Teacher Quality Grant Project #15-1232
Co-Director with Dr. Melanie Schneider
August 2015-July 2016
Grant Total:  $99,992  

Collaboratively Implementing the Vision of the Next Generation Science Standards in the Mukwonago Area School District with Pre-service and In-service Teachers
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Education Outreach Grant
Project Director:  Matthew Vick, UWW
Co-Director:  Nicholas Reichhoff, Mukwonago Area School District
July 2014-June 2015
Grant Total:  $44,480