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

Basic Tip: Upload Multiple Files to the Cloud from your iPhone/iPad

Here is another basic tip for collecting assignments over email and uploading them to your cloud service provider. My 75 fifth grade students were given an assignment to create projects … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

An Effective Visual Vocabulary iPad Lesson, done in Minutes

Here is a quick tool that I use with my iPad this week that was very effective for my younger grades. We know that most kids learn better visually. With … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 15 Comments

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

September 17, 2014 · 19 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

How to Easily Use iWork and MS Office Together

Here is a quick tip if you are working within both iWork and Microsoft Office. Apple announced some great new features in iOS8 last week. iCloud Drive will be an … Continue reading

June 5, 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

Out of iCloud Storage? Manage Storage to Maximize the Benefits of iCloud

Thought I would review this basic tip today since I helped two people at work with it on the same day. “I'm out of iCloud storage space! I haven't backed … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to use Voice Dictation on Your iPad and iPhone

Do you see that microphone button at the bottom left of the iPad screen when the keyboard appears? I always knew about the dictation feature, but I never really used it before a couple weeks ago. I’m actually writing this post by speaking it, all while in the car!

January 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

Filming Tip: Film in Landscape, Not Portrait!

Here is a tip that I have wanted to share for a while now. Hopefully this will help when you have your students filming with their iPads or other devices. … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 5 Comments

5 Advantages of Using the iPad in the Classroom

The use of iPads in the classroom brings a multitude of advantages. Here are 5 of them: 1. Internet Access An iPad is a great tool when surfing the net. … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a 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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