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

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 · 4 Comments

How To Manage Storage On Your iPad

Basic Post: Free up space on your iPad and iPhone! (**Update: I’ve written a second part: Click here after reading this post!) With all the apps that I download on … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · 11 Comments

Reflector (Mac/PC app) – Mirror your iPad/iPhone on your computer!

Here is an affordable way to mirror your iPad/iPhone in your classroom if you do not wish to purchase the $99 AppleTV. Reflector ($12.99, formerly known as Reflection) is a … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 10 Comments

App #22: UPDATED! TeacherKit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch [REVIEW]

**This post has been updated January 2013 to show homeroom teachers how to duplicate a class for different subjects! Scroll to the bottom. Teacherkit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 11 Comments

App #30: Grade It! [REVIEW]

All teachers who do any sort of numerical grading will appreciate the app Grade It! (free, with a $.99 upgrade). This app is simple to use and will save educators … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

App #29: Screenshot – Frame Maker [REVIEW]

As you may have noticed in my past few posts, I have made my iPhone and iPad screenshots with the added frame of the devices themselves. This is thanks to … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

App #28: TubeBox Pro for YouTube [REVIEW]

**Update February 18, 2013 Great news! Thanks to reader Justin, it looks like TubeBox Pro has be re-released under a new name: Instatube. Go download it while it’s free and … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 20 Comments

App #25: Game Show Soundboard -Free! [REVIEW]

  Teachers who enjoy playing any types of games or competitions in their classes will enjoy Game Show Soundboard (iTunes link), a free sound effects app that I found while … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 10 Comments

What’s on my iPhone, part 2

I like to read about new apps and am downloading and trying them out all the time. I read this post awhile back that encouraged users to organize their App … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Apple Lightning Connector and Adaptors: What they mean for you

With the new iPhone 5, fifth generation iPod touch, and newest iPod Nano, Apple has introduced the new lightning connector. It replaces the 30-pin connector that we have all become … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 4 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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