I followed the instructions and added a RSS feed to my website and populated it with Extender blogs! Thanks, this was easy.
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I installed YOURLS and was able to custom shorten a URL. I choose a site I like called Some of us are looking at the sky and shortened it to espresso.procaffination.ca/sky – which is funny because it is not actually shorter! I chose this site in keeping with the theme of the mad scientist and… Read more »
I followed the instructions and created a cloud of my own. I have added a public link to share a photo. You will get a surprise if you enter the password: OntarioExtend
Well this is awesome. Creating my own cloud based file server on my own domain! I am a regular dropbox user so I definitely see the benefits of creating my own space on my own server. At first I wasn’t sure how I would use this for school – we have an LMS, and we… Read more »
I think the coolest part of having your own URL shortener is that you are always using your own domain as part of the URL. Even though you might be going to an outside site, the link you give ties to your URL. Adding a bookmarklet to the bookmarks bar makes it easy an quick… Read more »
What’s in it for me? A job … a career! https://pixabay.com/photo-2904780/
A growing challenge in post-secondary education is breach of academic integrity. Some students might decide from the get-go to ‘cheat’ by plagiarizing or copying from another student. However, it seems most often the case that a student is pinched for time (i.e., leaving work to the last minute). Under such circumstances, the temptation to ‘borrow’… Read more »
This took longer than it should have because of my email software program. I had been using Office Outlook from Office 365. It did not like the procaffination mail at all. I set things up in Windows Live Mail. I have two procaffination accounts – irenestewart and crazycatlady. I set up a forwarder from crazycatlady… Read more »
Instead of using an analogy for something my students find difficult to understand, I used the analogy of an iceberg to teach people about the teaching profession — most of what teachers do is done below the surface, out of sight!
I added certificates to my three main sites, update the dot files and installed the plugin. Pretty excited that this one seems to work. I also migrated my posts from my old blog to my new one here and all looks good.