Picture This!

Visuals and Rubrics to Teach Procedures, Save Your Voice, and Love Your Students

by Rick Smith, Grace Dearborn & Mary Lambert

Whenever we share strategies involving the use of rubrics and visuals for teaching procedures, the level of excitement in the room skyrockets. Participants can suddenly see a clear road map for teaching procedures, and simple ways to save their voices, stop confronting their students, and do what needs to be done in a fun and efficient way. For years we’ve been asked to put these strategies into one handy tool. And here it is!

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Each book comes with access to our exclusive online image and video library. Download any image from the book to use in your own classroom and view video procedures from around the country.

PDF  Table of Contents

PDF  Introduction

PDF  Chapter 2 Excerpt

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  • Sample images and strategies on almost every page
  • Simple descriptions of easily replicated procedures
  • Implementation tips from teachers who’ve tried them
  • Access to exclusive digital image & video library

Praise for Picture This!

“Rick Smith’s new book, Picture This!, presents the core of his work- providing simple, direct, and easily applicable strategies for teaching procedures.” Brian Pead, Principal, Kaysville Elementary School, UT 

“Grace Dearborn’s book [Picture This!] captures the essence of what any teacher seeks in professional development or recommended reading- quick easy strategies that a teacher can use immediately to see results.” Ruth Hellam, Director of Professional Development, Escondido Union High School District, CA  

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