Carol Houston

C Houston

Units of Study


Orientation and Digital Citizenship


Student Organizations


21st Century Tool Box




Word Processing


Spreadsheets and Financial Literacy 


Multimedia Presentations


Problem Solving


Web Design


Games and Animation


Book Worm


8th Grade Cyber Foundations





Wish List

  • Bags of individually wrapped candy
  • Color Post-it notes
  • Poster size Post-it Easel Pad
  • Band-Aids
  • Lysol Spray
  • Mr. Clean Magic Erasers
  • Glade PlugIns Scented Oil Refills
  • Art/Craft Supplies - jewels, gems, foam cut-outs, wiggle eyes (items used to decorate posters)
  • Glue Sticks
  • Rubber Cement
  • Dry Erase Markers 
  • Pencils
  • Swiffer Dusters

Click link to our classroom wish list.  These items are just suggested items we will use in the classroom.  Please know that they do not have to come from Amazon and they don't need to be name brand.  All items donated will be consumed and/or used by students in the classroom. (Note:   Some items on the list are to keep our classroom clean and free from germs) Your donations are appreciated.


About the Teacher


I was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, and I  grew up as a military brat. I’ve lived in Sacramento, California; Wiesbaden, Germany;  Athens, Greece; Minot, North Dakota; and Phoenix, AZ. Growing up my vacations were spent camping throughout Europe.

  Education and Certifications:

College –

Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Crichton College with a minor in Secondary Education.

Graduated:  Cum Laude

Masters of Educational Theory and Practice from Arkansas State University

Certifications –   

Bible (7-12)
Computer Application (K-12)
Elementary Education (K-3)
Elementary Education (4-6)
English (7-12)
Social Studies (7-12)
Technology Foundations
Computer Discovery (7-12)

  Teaching Experience:

Southwind Middle School – Memphis, TN 6th Grade – Math/ Social Studies – 9 years

Schilling Farms Middle School –Collierville,TN  7th Grade – English/ Gifted English – 1 year

Shelby County Schools                                     Worked as a Curriculum Technology Specialist CTS – 3 years

DeSoto Central Middle School –Southaven,MS 7th Grade Social Studies/ 8th Grade Technology – 13 years


My husband and I have been married for 32 years and have lived in Desoto  County our entire adult lives. I have 3 boys.  My oldest son, 27, a graduate from the United States Air Force Academy and is now stationed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. My 24-year-old son graduated from DeSoto Central High School. He enlisted in the Navy and is an Air Traffic controller.  My youngest son, 21, graduated high school from the Mississippi School for Math and Science (MSMS) in Columbus, MS and currently attends the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Co. 

  What I Enjoy:

Attending Life Fellowship Church, spending time with my family, traveling, working at DCMS, camping, sports, going to the movies, eating popcorn, and working out.



Class Schedule

8th Grade

8:00   - 8:48     1st Period   

8:52   - 9:40      2nd Period   

9:44   - 10:42    3rd Period     

10:46 - 11:34     4th Period     

11:38 - 1:00       5th Period     

1:04   - 1:52       6th Period   

1:56   - 2:44     7th Period     

2:48   - 3:35      8th Period     


I am excited to share the news:

DCS has provided each student with an Office 365 Email account.  With that account students have access to MS Office applicaitons:  MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel.

Class Links

Keyboarding Practice
Fleet Commander

Meteor Typing Blast

Space Invaders

Feed the Frogs

Bubbles Typing


Fun to Type Games

Fun Kids Typing Games

Fun Typing Games

Nitrotype Racing

Class Accounts

Other Class Info Image for Email Login


Logging in to Edutyping

Go to

Click "Student" login

License ID: deso3000


Other Class Info Image for Logging into Edmodo




Logging in to EverFi 


 I'm looking forward to a GREAT year.

The students and I use Edmodo daily. 

If you'd like to keep up with the DAILY SCOOP in Cyber Foundations

Parents can join Edmodo through their childs' account (the code can be found at the bottom left of their Edmodo page OR you can email me and I'll provide you with your personal code to join Edmodo.)


Thank you for your support.