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

iPad Pro: An Educator’s First Impressions

First Impressions of the iPad Pro My iPad Pro arrived this past week to my excitement. I have used it for just a few days now at this point. There … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

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

How to Remove Calls from your iPad in iOS8

In iOS8 and OS Yosemite, Apple introduced a new feature which allows you to answer phone calls on your iPad and your MacBook. While this is a cool feature, I … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Print Wirelessly from Your iPad/iPhone Today! Win an xPrintServer!

20% Discount for Educators, Students & Parents Read to the end to receive a chance on winning your own xPrintServer! Even with the use of technology such as tablets, it … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

How Teachers Should Stay Safe Online

The following is a collaborative effort between myself (Steve) and Sam Bowling. It is a list of ways to avoid getting into trouble online. This includes keeping data safe, ensuring … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

Benefits of Getting Professional Help With iPhone Accessories

One of the most important possessions that a person has is their phone and getting all of the right accessories is usually a top concern. There are so many different … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 4 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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