Digital Technology Google Apps Workshops for Middle School

We live in a world surrounded by technology and we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly depend on understanding how to use technology effectively. This workshop will teach your student to use the Jupiter Grades system to find assignments, create and upload files to teachers, use Google apps for IEW, presentations, and more! This class is perfect for beginning students and students who need a refresher on how to use these programs and tools.

Course Overview

  • Sending emails with Gmail
  • Organize your files using Google Drive
  • Build Healthy Digital Habits (Google Docs, sharing/editing Docs)
  • Build Healthy Digital Habits (Posters using Google Drawings)
  • Build Healthy Digital Habits (Google Slides)
  • Evaluate Credibility of Online Sources (research paper writing)
  • Create a study schedule to meet your goals (Google Sheets)
  • Create a Guessing Game (Google Forms)
  • Intro/Overview of Jupiter Grades- checking assignments, uploading work, etc

Please Note: iPads or other tablets aren’t compatible with the lessons we will be doing for this class.

Materials Needed

  • laptop computer or Chromebook -must have WiFi and internet browsing capabilities
  • folder for class handouts
  • pencil and notebook paper

Class limit

5th-8th graders -12 students


$100 paid to Mrs.Collett- Paypal ([email protected]) or Venmo business (@mrscollettstem)


Grace Campus, Student Center, Room 110


The course meets daily  from  11:30 am – 12:45 pm on Aug 14, 19, 21, 26, 28

Sign Up:

Login to the UHC Website and sign up on the events calendar.


Mrs.Carolyn Collett, [email protected]

  • BS degree from Virginia Tech in Engineering and Technology Education
  • SC certified Engineering and Industrial Technology Education teacher
  • STEM teacher with 20+ years experience in the public, private, and homeschool settings