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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 · 3 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 · 5 Comments

My Response to “The iPad is so over, Apple seems to be moving on.”

“iPads do what they do well, but what they do is no longer evolving. I can buy that argument — it's been a while since I've seen a new app … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

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 · 1 Comment

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 · 15 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
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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