The Final Blog Post

CT101 was an extremely refreshing and challening class. It became even more challenging once the pandemic started and students were forced to learn all these skills at home. Never in a millions years would I ever thought I’d be building my own website…from scratch!

 

I missed the classroom vibe! It seemed like information clicked better in my mind when I was physically sitting in the classroom taking instruction from Professor Seeslow. Dealing with school work at home, two small children and one who requires their own online learning instruction was very difficult. I’ve been reading lots of materials on dealing with COVID lockdown with children.

https://nyulangone.org/news/schools-out-parents-guide-meeting-challenge-during-covid-19-pandemic

I enjoyed learning how to create a blog. Finding a space to place my thoughts has been helpful during this lockdown. Learning how to use giftys has been amazing especially because not every thing can be expressed using words. It’s so fun to have other alternatives. Learning WordPress helped me build a portfilo for myself that I will use while job hunting. It’s going to be amazing to show employers how I built a website from scratch! More skills means more Money!!!

My dream is to create a non profit for young women who are becoming new moms. I want to provide services like housing , childcare,educational services and job training . Using wordpress would be a great tool to promote my business plan. Thank you CT101!

 

 

 

 

COV-19 Pandemic

I’ve never been more nervous about anything in my life. Standing by and watching every annoucement made by Gov Cuomo , Mayor DeBlasio and President Trump has hightened my anxiety and brought back my insomnia.

As a recent breast cancer survivor (yay!!!)  It’s nerve racking to hear that this virus can critcally harm individuals like myself with weak immune systems and pre-exsisting conditions. My immune system is not strong and everyday I’m constantly working to rebuild it to what it was before chemotherapy and radiation.

While watching Trumps speech yesterday , it was horrifying to learn that Millennials in Italy are in ICU due to the Cornoavirus. New reports are showing that this virus is not just critical to elderly individuals.

Here is the article :

U.S. official says data show severe coronavirus infections among millennials, not just older Americans

We all need to aware that this disease can effect us or our loved ones no matter how ” strong ” we think our immue systems are or how old we are.

This virus has impacted my semester tremendously . I’m happy that City officals made the call to close schools. I was terrified to enter York while this pandemic is taking place.

I’m very upset that it has taken Gov Cuomo and President Trump so long to shut the city down. The proper precautions were not taken to limit the spread of this outbreak and now we are dealing with a catastrophe .

 

It is interesting to see how many Professors are not ” tech savvy” . As long as we keep communication open and continuous with Professors, I believe this semester will go smoothly.

Assignment 2- Thoughts on CT101

I’ve never taken a Computer Technology course before and I must say….. I’m scared to death.

  The moment I walked into the room .. and browsed through the CT101 website..I knew this class would be challenging. I thought to myself…” Would you be able to handle this class Sheila?”

Once Professor Seslow explained the freedom of creativity and expression we would have in the course… I was ecstatic !!

I take pride in being an open book and enjoy learning about the backgrounds and thoughts of others.

Being able to share all of my experiences and creating my own platform to let the world into ” my life” sounds amazing. The ideas that filled my head after the first CT class were countless.

Should I write about Motherhood?

Relationships?

 

My bucketlist?…

I mean the topics can be endless!!!

 

Bottom line..the most important thing about my blog is remaining my authentic self..

Assignment 1- My Happy Space

Hello! My name is Sheila Woods ( June Gemini). I’m a Journalism student at York College and a full time mommy of two beautiful boys. What makes me happy on the internet? Buzzfeed videos!!! I’ve enjoyed watching Buzzfeed video series called ” Which Spanish Accent Is Sexiest?” Its hilarious!!

 

Buzzfeed videos brighten up my day! These videos are exciting because of the reaction from the ladies who are blindfolded. Hope you enjoy!