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

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

Microsoft Office for iPad? A Teacher’s Opinion

MS Office was finally made available for the iPad this past week. This is a long-awaited release, almost four years after the release of Apple's tablet. While the apps are … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 14 Comments

Teachingwithipad now on Facebook

Click here to check it out: https://www.facebook.com/teachingwithipad Teachingwithipad.org is now on Facebook! If you use Facebook, please LIKE the page, and share it with your colleagues! I will be posting my … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

Social Media as a teaching tool: How to Tweet your students some knowledge

As teachers, the pull of social media on your students attention will already be well known to you. The online world exerts a magnetic lure on the attention of young … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Lost Your Apple TV Remote? You Don’t Need to Buy Another!

Here is another handy tip for all Apple TV owners. Apple TV has proven to be a very useful gadget, both at home and at school. Airplay mirroring is its … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

Smartphone Addiction

We witnessed a family of three, a mom and a dad, and their little girl of about two years old, Who had nothing to do while waiting for food because both of her parents were on their phones. Both were doing their own thing, while the daughter just patiently sat there, doing nothing.

January 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

2013 Year in Review for teachingwithipad.org

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 140,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

January 1, 2014 · 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 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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