Bringing three other continents into a NWI classroom
Jenny Stob, a fourth-grade teacher atĀ Forest Ridge Academy, assists student Alexandra Nehme as she goes online to begin communicating with students in the Flat Classroom Project. Forest Ridge students have been talking with students in other parts of the U.S., Brazil, China and Slovakia.

Carmen is an award-winning journalist who has worked at The Times newspaper for 20 years. Before that she also had stints at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., The Post-Tribune and The News Dispatch in Michigan City.