My Quest To Teach

July 26, 2018

WordCamp San Jose in Costa Rica

WordCamp San Jose – Costa Rica
The Awesomeness of Kids Camp 

at WordCamp San Jose 
William Jackson and Aida Correa
My Quest To Teach and LoveBuilt Life
#MyQuestToTeach and #LoveBuiltLife
Twitter @wmjackson and @LoveBuiltLife

Being involved in volunteering with a
Kids Camp is a fun and exciting venture.
Giving back as a business owner, educator,
parent and community activists builds
future leaders, innovators, smart creatives,
digital intellectuals and even educators
in youth, teens and young adults.

As business owners ourselves, Aida and I
were invited to WordCamp San Juan to speak
and volunteer at this great conference,
in Costa Rica, it turned into an epic
adventure and journey. The beauty of the
time was equally stunning as the land
blossomed with green and vibrant colors
of plants and foliage only found
in Costa Rica.

Kids Camp provides unique opportunities for
children from 7 yrs to teens to be involved in
developing web sites through the WordPress
platform. The kids attending will be building
their own blogs and learning how to post content
with the WordPress platform. Parents are required
to work with their child as they develop content
on the web in real-time. This adds another dynamic
element to being a smart creative.

Kids Camp has been active in WordCamp Miami,
WordCamp Jacksonville and others across the
country and even the world.
Children will be taught how to add their stories
photos, video clips and more to their developing
content. The fun of building a web site raises
opportunities for kids to be entrepreneurs, tech
business owners and even developers.

Kids Camp San Jose in Costa Rica provides a fun
and enriching environment applying storytelling
and visual story-boarding. The building to this
project allows the kids to get into teams,
discuss their ideas, how to apply Apps and coding.

The Kids Camp activities are designed to be fun,
educational and building future business owners.
Available are certified teachers, web developers,
WordCamp speakers, volunteers and advocates like
Aida Correa and I, we are from Jacksonville,
Florida and traveled to this
great event as speakers.

The attending kids will earn their very own name
tag, SWAG ranging from stickers, posters, t shirts,
lunch will be provided and photos to be posted on
Social Media sites. Building their digital presence
and encouraging collaboration and cooperation with
the kids attending.

These awesome kid-friendly lessons will introduce
a wonderful world of WordPress and encourage
continued learning and design. Parents are encouraged
to stay involved in WordCamp conferences to build the
future business leaders that are the visionaries of
the future for Costa Rica and South America.
The sponsor was SiteGround that provided temporary
hosting for the students to participate.

William Jackson of My Quest To Teach #MyQuestToTeach
Aida Correa  of LoveBuilt LIfe #LoveBuiltLife
provided SWAG from  their respective companies
to encourage and motivate the young people involved.

To see more content visit the Instagram site for
WordCamp San Jose at



July 25, 2018

WordCamp San Jose – Costa Rica

WordCamp San Jose – Costa Rica
Girls Power Presentation

William Jackson and Aida Correa
My Quest To Teach and LoveBuilt Life
#MyQuestToTeach and #LoveBuiltLife
Twitter @wmjackson and @LoveBuiltLife

Celebrating Girl Power 
at WordCamp San Jose 2018
Even at WordCamp conferences
girls are celebrated and empowered.
Girls and women are the fastest growing
demographic that are creators, developers,
designers, entrepreneurs and
business owners.

Adriana Marquez, Speaker


July 24, 2018

WordCamp San Jose in Costa Rica

WordCamp San Jose – Costa Rica
William Jackson and Aida Correa
My Quest To Teach and LoveBuilt Life
#MyQuestToTeach and #LoveBuiltLife
Twitter @wmjackson and @LoveBuiltLife

Touring and Sightseeing


July 23, 2018

WordCamp San Jose – Costa Rica

WordCamp San Jose – Costa Rica
William Jackson and Aida Correa
My Quest To Teach and LoveBuilt Life
#MyQuestToTeach and #LoveBuiltLife
Twitter @wmjackson and @LoveBuiltLife

Flight to Costa Rica


July 13, 2018

Higher Education Students – Build Your Brand Build Your Impressions

Filed under: #WordCamp,Education,hIGHER Eduction,Marketing and Branding,Social Media — William Jackson @ 07:35
William Jackson, Blogger and Educator

William Jackson, Blogger and Educator


Higher Education Students
Build Your Brand
Build Your Impressions
by William Jackson,
My Quest To Teach

Before higher education students can start
their careers the reality is they cannot wait
until graduation week or even after
graduation to build a Brand or create
favorable impressions.
The process of building a Brand is best started years earlier.
The unfortunate reality is that students are building their Brand
and creating impressions when they start posting content online.
That can mean when a child in elementary school is provided a
phone, tablet, gaming system, watch or even a toaster (just kidding),
once content is posted there is an impression of that content by
people that have access to it.
The Internet is a vast reservoir of information, but the ability to
tap into and communicate on a global scale comes with being
responsible and accountable. Many students in higher education
still are not mature enough to manage not just their Social Media
content, but other personal things that can influence their careers
before they actually start.
Young adults in higher education are influenced by their peers,
the media, families, personal interests, hormones, passions and
purposeful use or misuse of technology.
What goes on the Internet does not stay on the Internet, it is
viewed, watched, read, consumed and even downloaded and
screen captured. A person’s whole life, literally is being posted
from birth to death on platforms that are endless in digital
memory and access points.

Technology Jobs

Technology Jobs

A time line of events can be created
as the infant develops into a toddler,
the toddler develops into a youth and
the continuous growth and development
of life.
There are now ways to track and chart
the growing life cycle of people and
the mental and emotional affects are
not known.
Children must be taught to manage their Brands, because their
Brand represents them, just as in the “Old School” way of thinking
your “name” was valuable because it represented your word.
In the digital age your digital content represents your Brand and
that is who you are identified as.
Global history is written by those earning an education so they
can read and write, the ignorant have no say; they do not
possess the necessary skills to comprehend the value and empowerment
of language and language development. The ability to influence thinking
with content and collaborate on levels of intellect and intelligence.
Brands can be keys to open doors and allow connections with
like-minded people. Allowing growth and elevation to new levels
and directions.
Teaching higher education students the value and visibility of a
Brand is not a complex issue, it does take the ability to “see”
how a persons’ Brand influences others and makes an impression
that can last a life-time.
The summer months prove challenging because of the amount of
relaxation and vacation time. Higher education students are
more prone to post something because they are in relaxed modes
of comfort and not thinking about the impressions a photo or
a video will have. Being diligent and properly connected can
save a student from embarrassing photos and videos from
parties, gatherings, vacation destinations and summer hookups
that last a few weeks, but may have future consequences.
Social Media is a tool that can either be used for good or used
for bad, decisions should be made to determine how and when
content will be posted and where.

Prof Jackson and Students

Prof Jackson and Students

A Brand should be treated with
care, respect, honor, and safe
guarded. A Brand is your word
that identifies you and your
potential direction in life.
Higher Education Students
Build Your Brand
Build Your Impressions
manage your Brand and manage

the content that you post associated
with it and how you are associated with. It could mean the difference
between employment and unemployment.

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