Vick, Matthew

At UW-Whitewater

Affiliation
University - Faculty/Staff
Department
Curriculum & Instruction
Position
PROFESSOR
Office Phone
(262) 472-6215
Office Location
RS 2015

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:
Teacher education in science and literacy

Publications

Vick, M.E. (2018).  Designing a third space science methods course. Innovations in Science Teacher Education, 3(1).  http://innovations.theaste.org/designing-a-third-space-science-methods-course/

Vick, M.E. (2017).  Integrating science methods with professional development:  How third space science methods courses benefit pre-service and in-service teachers.  Science and Children, 55(1), 42-47.

Vick, M.E., & Reichhoff, N.F. (2017).  Collaborative partnerships between pre-service and in-service teachers as a driver for professional development.  In R.M. Reardon & J. Leonard (Eds.) Exploring the community impact of research-practice partnerships in education.  A Volume in the series:  Current perspectives on school/university/community research (pp. 199-224).  Information Age Publishing: Charlotte, NC.

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.

Recent Presentations:

Vick, M.E. Informational Literacy: Using Trade Books Instead of Textbooks to Teach Science. Presented at NSTA National Conference on Science Education, Chicago, IL, March 2015.

Vick, M.E., Blochowiak, C., Christiansen, K., Falk, P., & Sweet, S. Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards Science & Engineering Practices collaboratively with pre-service and in-service teachers. Presented at Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI, March 2015.

Vick, M.E., Stevens, N.L, & Maxworthy-O’Brien, A. Integrating technical writing into science instruction. Presented at Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI, March 2015.

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
July 2014-June 2015
Grant Total:  $44,480


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