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50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom

I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Valuable iPad Apps for Student Health

This article talks about a few special health apps that could influence a young child's life, because teachers could use them to help their students learn valuable life skills.   … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

PowerPoint for iPad – Worth a Second Look [VIDEO]

Despite my ramblings and complaints about the $99 subscription needed to properly use Microsoft's office last week, I have come to enjoy using PowerPoint for iPad in the classroom. No, … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

App #52: USA Illustrated Atlas [PROMO CODES AVAILABLE!]

Here is a brand new app that both teachers and students will enjoy. USA illustrated Atlas ($1.99, iTunes link) is a USA map app that features six different interactive maps … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 7 Comments

9 Apps for Teaching You Haven’t Used (and 1 You Have)

In recent years, schools have tried to integrate the latest electronic and Internet-based technology into classroom instruction. By doing so, educators seek to engage students by using familiar forums to teach and prepare them for life after school.

March 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Use Instant Alpha to Remove the Backgrounds of Images on iPad

A recent new and relatively little-known feature was added to the Keynote and Pages apps that makes removing the background of any image an easy task. The other day I … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Using DisplayNote to Collaborate with Students on iPads and Mirror Your Lessons

DisplayNote is a software and app solution that gives a way of tying all these elements together. Simply load the software onto your computer (Mac or PC). When you open it up, it will work as an overlay to the computer desktop and give you a bank of interactive tools that you can use from your computer or any interactive display.

February 19, 2014 · 5 Comments

App #51: Write to Read (PROMO CODES AVAILABLE!)

Write to Read is an impressive book creator app in which children from the age of three can use their imagination to create their own books on iPads including both text and photos. The app provides parents and children with the opportunity to interact with one another, where the child is encouraged to use his creativity and craft a DIGITAL BOOK which can proudly be shared with family and friends.

January 22, 2014 · 12 Comments

6 Kid-Friendly Educational iPad Apps for Learning

Educating our children is made easier with the use of new devices available today. iPad games and apps for kids are not just a mindless waste of time. There are tons of educational apps that can help your kids learn more. Finding the best ones is the challenge.

January 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

15 Unique and Creative Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom

Here are some great new ideas to use your iPad in your classroom, K-12 and beyond! The iPad, as we all know, is a great tool for education. We are hoping that you can use at least a few of these new and creative ideas.

December 6, 2013 · 9 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 maltese-poodle mix. I love to play 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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