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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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How Teachers Should Stay Safe Online

The following is a collaborative effort between myself (Steve) and Sam Bowling. It is a list of ways to avoid getting into trouble online. This includes keeping data safe, ensuring … 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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AirFile for iOS 8: Cloud Storage Made Easy [PROMO CODE GIVEAWAY]

This is an update to a post I published almost two years ago. AirFile is a great file-manager for iPad and iPhone. It is an incredibly useful cloud-manager if you, like … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Learning and Teaching English in the Online Age

Once upon a time if you wanted to learn a new language, you had to enroll in a foreign language class at school, college or university. But these days, thanks … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Print Wirelessly from Your iPad/iPhone Today! Win an xPrintServer!

20% Discount for Educators, Students & Parents Read to the end to receive a chance on winning your own xPrintServer! Even with the use of technology such as tablets, it … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Where did My Camera Roll and Photo Stream go in iOS8?

  Removing #CameraRoll is disaster for those of us who search visually. Camera Roll is our visual timeline. Don’t break it up @APPLEOFFIClAL— Ulrik Westergaard (@ulrikwest) September 20, 2014 Really … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · 5 Comments

iMovie Trailers – A Fun & Easy Icebreaker!

iMovie trailers on iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Here is a great ice breaker activity for you if you have a few iPads to use in your classroom. iMovie comes free from Apple … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · 7 Comments

Is iPad Teacher Training a Necessity?

The following excerpt was taken from a recent article on Edudemic, by Adam Webster (@cagelessthink). If you give a child a device they will sit and play with it until … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 14 Comments

iPad Creation: What is Your Verse?

The following videos are about a band from China called Yaoband. This band exemplifies a great example of how to use the iPad for creation purposes, as opposed to (only) … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

App #53 – Capo Touch – PROMO CODE GIVEAWAY!

Capo Touch (iTunes link, currently on sale for $4.99), originally a Mac app, has recently been released as an excellent iOS app that will make the iPhone and iPad all … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 16 Comments
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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