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iMovie Trailers – A Fun & Easy Icebreaker!

iMovie trailers on iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Here is a great ice breaker activity for you if you have a few iPads to use in your classroom. iMovie comes free from Apple … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · 7 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

Analyzing iPad Myths in Education

How to Argue for iPads in the Classroom A collaboration between iPad Educators Steve Lai (@sly111, Canada) and Richard Wells (@ipadwells, New Zealand) Preamble: This article is to support iPads … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 5 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

Use Instant Alpha to Remove the Backgrounds of Images on iPad

A recent new and relatively little-known feature was added to the Keynote and Pages apps that makes removing the background of any image an easy task. The other day I … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 3 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

REFLECTOR for MAC and PC: An iPad Teacher’s Most Versatile Teaching Tool

This is undoubtedly the best promo available so far on teachingwithipad.org. Any iPad educator who already has a projector set up in the classroom can definitely take advantage of reflector, available for both Mac and PC.

February 7, 2014 · 50 Comments

App #51: Write to Read (Currently on Sale!)

Write to Read is an impressive book creator app in which children from the age of three can use their imagination to create their own books on iPads including both text and photos. The app provides parents and children with the opportunity to interact with one another, where the child is encouraged to use his creativity and craft a DIGITAL BOOK which can proudly be shared with family and friends.

January 22, 2014 · 12 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

Lost Your Apple TV Remote? You Don’t Need to Buy Another (But Win One Here!)

Update August 2014: This has by far been my most popular post in the past few months. I am going to give away TWO Apple TV remotes for you, since … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 32 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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