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10 Signs that You are an Excellent iPad Educator

My good friend, fellow French teacher and colleague Sylvia Duckworth and I brainstormed the following. Sylvia has been a huge advocate for using technology in the classroom, and has actively … Continue reading

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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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Why iPads are magic and why that may (not) matter

The following is a guest post from colleague Dr. Guy Trainin, a professor of Literacy at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Trainin is a very avid YouTube author with very … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Writing on the iPad: 6 Reasons Why Evernote is Brilliant

In the ongoing quest to promote Content-Creation on the iPad, I am going to write a short series of posts focusing on writing with the iPad. I will explore a … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

How to Save Unnecessary Data Charges on your iPhone or iPad

These days, the world is at your fingertips wherever you are. Anyone with a data connection and a smartphone has literally the entire Internet in his/her pocket. However, not all … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Portable Technology is an Essential Language Learning Resource

The use of technology while teaching is a great asset in many ways. 10 years ago it was a revelation when educators started using laptops to carry their lessons around with them.

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 · 5 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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