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

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

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

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

How iPads Can Create a More Engaging Classroom

Not long ago, a teacher had nothing more to rely on than knowledge, textbooks and a few markers. Technology has slowly changed that in the past few years, with the … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 6 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

Guest Post: How iPads Became Truly Universal Devices

It is hard to imagine these days that there was a time when many people had no internet access. These days most of us have internet access in our pocket … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Use an iPad and Other Technology to Get Kids Excited About Space

This article lists gadgets, apps and websites that teachers can use to teach a class about space and provide them with some truly incredible experiences. Space is a fascinating topic, … Continue reading

October 1, 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 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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