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iPhone 6 Plus vs. iPhone 6: The Best $100 You’ll Ever Spend

My colleague and good friend Matt Przybylski and I love discussing Apple products. He has had the iPhone 6 plus since day 1 (almost 3 months ago!). I have had it for just over three weeks. We wanted to take the opportunity to share why we think the 6 plus is the better phone. Here are some reasons why, if you are debating which iPhone to get next, the iPhone 6 Plus should be the one you get.

December 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

App # 54: Frolyc + Activity Spot – Win a Premium Account!

I have TWO premium accounts to give away to lucky readers. Please read until the end to find out how! Introducing Frolyc, an amazing teaching tool for teachers of Kindergarten … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

App #53 – Capo Touch – PROMO CODE GIVEAWAY!

Capo Touch (iTunes link, currently on sale for $4.99), originally a Mac app, has recently been released as an excellent iOS app that will make the iPhone and iPad all … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 16 Comments

Slingshot – Share Your iOS/MAC Screen with Anyone Around the World!

From the makers of the extremely popular Reflector (also featured on teachingwithipad.org) comes an exciting new application called Slingshot. If used to its full potential, Slingshot can bring together both … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

App #52: USA Illustrated Atlas

Here is a brand new app that both teachers and students will enjoy. USA illustrated Atlas ($1.99, iTunes link) is a USA map app that features six different interactive maps … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 9 Comments

9 Apps for Teaching You Haven’t Used (and 1 You Have)

In recent years, schools have tried to integrate the latest electronic and Internet-based technology into classroom instruction. By doing so, educators seek to engage students by using familiar forums to teach and prepare them for life after school.

March 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

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

Forget Apple’s PhotoStream: Flickr Has Automatic Photo Uploads to 1000GB!

Flickr, a photo service that was very popular a few years ago, is making a huge comeback. It seemed like no one was using it the past couple years since … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 9 Comments

Evernote for Dummies: The App to Finally Organize Yourself!

Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web. -Evernote.com (Try out ONE MONTH of the Premium … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · 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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