Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

JAMES LeBARON is a nationally recognized, innovative and engaging World Language educator. He presents nationally on thoughtful technology integration for World Languages and curriculum design using ACTFL's Core Practices and Comprehensible Language strategies. James is known for helping teachers integrate highly effective technology tools that strengthen language acquisition and was a finalist for New Hampshire French Teacher of the Year. James is also the author of Enhance Student Learning in WORLD LANGUAGE Using DESMOS, Google Apps, Vocaroo, and more (Grades 6-12), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Join James for a day full of outstanding, engaging, FREE Desmos strategies and other key tech tools that you can implement immediately to increase communicative proficiency in your World Language classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Jim did an amazing job. I love learning about new ways to make teaching fun. I am looking forward to trying it out and sharing with others!”

“Jim's ideas are practical, and he truly understands what teachers need.”

Thanks for introducing us to Desmos! So many great ideas for using technology with our students!”

“Wow! This is fantastic!!!!! Thanks so much! I love the crystal clear overview of Desmos and how it works both generally and specifically for teaching World Languages!”

“Jim is thoughtful, knowledgeable and so easy to listen to!”

Thank you so much. Your explanation of which buttons do what in terms of creating activities was so helpful.”

“This was so much easier than what I had thought. I had watched a tutorial already, but Jim's explanation helped click everything into place.”

“Thank you! This was a nice way to get acquainted with these resources.”