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The Social Life of the App-Addicted Teen

App-Addicted Teens As the digital Wild West forges ahead, it is our youth that are becoming the guinea pigs of this global experiment. The more that is realized regarding how … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 3 Comments

Getting Technical – Innovative Ways to Use the iPad in the Classroom

With its sleek design, Apple scored a home run with the iPad. Now it’s common to see these handy devices on planes, trains and in automobiles, in offices… in fact, … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 3 Comments

Epic: Tons of Books Available on iPad!

The following is a guest post from colleague Sharon Snyder, a kindergarten teacher and avid iPad user. She has very recently discovered this great reading app for younger kids. Epic … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Learning and Teaching English in the Online Age

Once upon a time if you wanted to learn a new language, you had to enroll in a foreign language class at school, college or university. But these days, thanks … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

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

Use Your iPad to Practice Your Language Skills Daily

Whether you’re a language aficionado or just want to hone your personal skills while attempting to learn a second language, your iPad is a valuable tool you’ll want to take … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Guest Post: The Advantages of eBooks

  eBooks are becoming more and more popular as we incorporate better technologies into our everyday lives. There are many reasons why people are choosing eBooks over there other options … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

Creating an Ideal iPad App that Teachers Will Want

The iPad comes pre-loaded with apps that can be used to carry out the basic functions of teaching. However, most (if not all) teachers who want to improve their teaching … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 2 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 · 7 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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