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New and innovative ways to better use the iPad in teaching!

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 · 14 Comments

Slingshot – Share Your iOS/MAC Screen with Anyone Around the World!

From the makers of the extremely popular Reflector (also featured on teachingwithipad.org) comes an exciting new application called Slingshot. If used to its full potential, Slingshot can bring together both … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

9 Practical Ways to Use your iPad in Teaching

A Glimpse at My Daily iPad Use in Class Although I have already written about most of these apps before, I thought I would summarize and show you some of … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 7 Comments

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 · 5 Comments

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 · 1 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 · 2 Comments

App #52: USA Illustrated Atlas

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 · 9 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 · 3 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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