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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

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

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

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

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

First Impressions of the iPad Air

Today was the first day of sales for the iPad Air. Although there was a line out of the store as usual on a product launch day, it looks like … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

10 thoughts about the new iPads and their pricing

Apple had another one of their keynotes today, announcing new iPad models. (You can stream the entire event at apple.com if you have the time!) As an avid Apple fan, … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

My First Impressions of iOS 7, Apple’s New Operating System

It was an exciting week for Apple fans. I had some interesting conversations regarding Apple’s new operating system, iOS 7: “I don’t like this new iOS! I don’t know what … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Your Perfect Solution For Sharing Student iPad Projects

There is an ever growing number of teachers and students using iPads for creation projects. Little by little, people are understanding that the iPad is not just a consumption device … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 11 Comments

Report Card Writing Using Numbers On iOS: Effortless syncing using Numbers!

The end of the school year looms. Most of you teachers are now probably in the middle of report card writing. I wanted to remind you of what a powerful … Continue reading

June 12, 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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