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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

The New iPad Air 2: What it Means for Teaching

There was another Apple Keynote today, and the iPad Air 2 was announced. Although it may not have had the same fanfare as the iPhone event a few weeks ago, there are definitely some exciting changes for the iPad. For those of us thinking of getting one, I wanted to share some thoughts as to how the improvements shared today will effect the future of iPads in education.

October 16, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

Is iPad Teacher Training a Necessity?

The following excerpt was taken from a recent article on Edudemic, by Adam Webster (@cagelessthink). If you give a child a device they will sit and play with it until … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 14 Comments

iPad Creation: What is Your Verse?

The following videos are about a band from China called Yaoband. This band exemplifies a great example of how to use the iPad for creation purposes, as opposed to (only) … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 4 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 · 7 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

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 · 2 Comments

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 · 18 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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