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Use Apple TV in the Classroom? Please Do This Tip!

Here is a quick tip for Apple TV teachers! This is a must for those teachers use the great benefits that the AppleTV can bring to the classroom. Do you … Continue reading

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2 Teachers have 9 Thoughts as iPad Turns 5!

Introduction The iPad was first introduced almost exactly five years ago (February, 2010). Has time ever flown by! I remember the first impressions were mostly somewhat negative, and people wondered … Continue reading

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iPads in the Classroom – A Student’s Perspective

@DetroitBORG @sly111 my high school gave us iPads instead of books and it was the worst decision ever, horrible idea — Nick Boone (@2050TGOD) November 22, 2014 @sly111 not very … Continue reading

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iPads vs. PCs in Teaching

Introduction This is an opinion piece for the pros and cons of using both iPads and the traditional PCs in teaching. Since I am beginning my fourth year of using … Continue reading

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Analyzing iPad Myths in Education

How to Argue for iPads in the Classroom A collaboration between iPad Educators Steve Lai (@sly111, Canada) and Richard Wells (@ipadwells, New Zealand) Preamble: This article is to support iPads … Continue reading

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App #57: Blue Planet Tales

Blue Planet Tales, an app for teaching history and science in schools. “If we teach kids history and science in the conventional way, they soon grow bored and run from … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Adapting Your Business to an iPad Billing Environment

There’s no arguing that iPads have permeated their way through most streams of education. These amazing devices are becoming more evident in all areas of lives, both for fun and … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kahoot – A Free Game Your Students Will Love

Kahoot is a educational tool that your students will love. It is not an “app” per se, however you can use basically any tablet or device or computer that is … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

500,000 Views! Win an Apple TV! [CLOSED]

Happy Holidays! This past month, I have reached over 500,000 views for teachingwithipad.org! Thank you so much for being a loyal reader! This could not have been predicted when I … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 24 Comments

iPhone 6 Plus vs. iPhone 6: The Best $100 You’ll Ever Spend

My colleague and good friend Matt Przybylski and I love discussing Apple products. He has had the iPhone 6 plus since day 1 (almost 3 months ago!). I have had it for just over three weeks. We wanted to take the opportunity to share why we think the 6 plus is the better phone. Here are some reasons why, if you are debating which iPhone to get next, the iPhone 6 Plus should be the one you get.

December 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

App #56: Fun Math at the Ballpark [Promo Codes Available!]

Fun at the ballpark is a unique app for kids who love baseball. There are lots of fun math questions and activities that can be done either at the game … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 3 Comments

How to Remove Calls from your iPad in iOS8

In iOS8 and OS Yosemite, Apple introduced a new feature which allows you to answer phone calls on your iPad and your MacBook. While this is a cool feature, I … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · 1 Comment
Steve Lai

Steve Lai

Father. Teacher. Blogger. iPad and iPhone aficionado. Musician.

French teacher by day, father and blogger by night. I love to blog and read tech blogs. I write an iPad blog as it relates to education. I teach young kids the French language and love my job. I play the guitar and piano. I have a beautiful wife and two awesome daughters and a maltese-poodle dog. I love playing roller hockey and taking walks at English Bay in Vancouver. I enjoy traveling and can't wait to bring my daughters to Paris. Canucks are my team, along with the Seahawks.

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