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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 · 46 Comments

App #51: Write to Read (PROMO CODES AVAILABLE!)

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

6 Kid-Friendly Educational iPad Apps for Learning

Educating our children is made easier with the use of new devices available today. iPad games and apps for kids are not just a mindless waste of time. There are tons of educational apps that can help your kids learn more. Finding the best ones is the challenge.

January 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Lost Your Apple TV Remote? You Don’t Need to Buy Another!

Here is another handy tip for all Apple TV owners. Apple TV has proven to be a very useful gadget, both at home and at school. Airplay mirroring is its … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

How to use Voice Dictation on Your iPad and iPhone

Do you see that microphone button at the bottom left of the iPad screen when the keyboard appears? I always knew about the dictation feature, but I never really used it before a couple weeks ago. I’m actually writing this post by speaking it, all while in the car!

January 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

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

2013 Year in Review for teachingwithipad.org

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 140,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Filming Tip: Film in Landscape, Not Portrait!

Here is a tip that I have wanted to share for a while now. Hopefully this will help when you have your students filming with their iPads or other devices. … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 3 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
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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