New and innovative ways to better use the iPad in teaching!

App #55: Make it! [Promo Codes Available!]

Are you a teacher that has lots of ideas for review games for your students? Here is an app where you can begin building your collection. There is a large … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 8 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

Getting Technical – Innovative Ways to Use the iPad in the Classroom

With its sleek design, Apple scored a home run with the iPad. Now it’s common to see these handy devices on planes, trains and in automobiles, in offices… in fact, … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 3 Comments

Green Screen Movie FX Studio – Promo Codes Available!

In preparing for a Green Screen Workshop this week, my good friend Matt and I created this presentation profiling the app Green Screen Movie FX Studio, by Epocfield ($2.99, iTunes … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · 15 Comments

Epic: Tons of Books Available on iPad!

The following is a guest post from colleague Sharon Snyder, a kindergarten teacher and avid iPad user. She has very recently discovered this great reading app for younger kids. Epic … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

An Effective Visual Vocabulary iPad Lesson, done in Minutes

Here is a quick tool that I use with my iPad this week that was very effective for my younger grades. We know that most kids learn better visually. With … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 16 Comments

AirFile for iOS 8: Cloud Storage Made Easy [PROMO CODE GIVEAWAY]

This is an update to a post I published almost two years ago. AirFile is a great file-manager for iPad and iPhone. It is an incredibly useful cloud-manager if you, like … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Learning and Teaching English in the Online Age

Once upon a time if you wanted to learn a new language, you had to enroll in a foreign language class at school, college or university. But these days, thanks … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Print Wirelessly from Your iPad/iPhone Today! Win an xPrintServer!

20% Discount for Educators, Students & Parents Read to the end to receive a chance on winning your own xPrintServer! Even with the use of technology such as tablets, it … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Where did My Camera Roll and Photo Stream go in iOS8?

Update: October 21, 2014! A lot of people must have complained, because Camera Roll and My PhotoStream have resurected. Download the latest software update, iOS 8.1, and everything will be … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · 16 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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