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  • Recipe: Shopska Salad
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Bulgaria

    Author: Tedi Kamenova

  • Recipe: Som Tam
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Asia, Thailand

    Author: Nipawan Sawatdipanich

  • Recipe: Spicy Rice
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Pacific Islands, Philippines

    Author: Edmund Villasis

  • Recipe: Superkanja
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Africa, The Gambia

    Author: Fatou Sowe

  • Recipe: Sărmălute
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Moldova

    Author: Carolina Axenti

  • Recipe: Tavche Gravche
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Macedonia

    Author: Margaret O'Hora

  • Recipe: Tom Yam Kung
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Asia, Thailand

    Author: Nipawan Sawatdipanich

  • Recipe: Ukrainian Borshch
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Ukraine

    Author: Anatoliy Sakhno

  • Reducing the Global Gender Gap
    Activity Type
    WebQuest

    Investigate gender equality its relationship to critical global issues. Students will evaluate examples of initiatives led by Peace Corps Volunteers to empower women and promote gender equality in countries around the world. They will also review statistics on gender discrepancies in the United States. Finally, students will participate in a ...

  • Reversing the Spread of HIV/AIDS
    Activity Type
    WebQuest

    Investigate the issue of HIV/AIDS, including common misconceptions about the disease, its impact in the United States and the world, and what Peace Corps Volunteers are doing to support communities dealing with HIV/AIDS issues. Then develop a message to help educate people in your community about HIV/AIDS.

  • Rising Out of Poverty
    Activity Type
    WebQuest

    This interactive WebQuest is a component of World Wise Schools' Global Issues module. Students focus on poverty as a critical global issue and explore the development of income-generating activities as an avenue for alleviating poverty at the community level. Students take the role of a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in ...

  • Steam Cake
    Activity Type
    Recipe
    Region
    Central America and Mexico, Belize

    Author: Cheryl Frances

  • The Woman Who is Changing My Life Webinar
    Subjects
    Gender
    Grade
    Grades 6-8
    Activity Type
    Classroom Project

    Author: Stacey Ferguson A webchat with Peace Corps Volunteers working on Let Girls Learn projects around the world in honor of International Women's Day.

  • Webinar: Celebrating Motherhood Around the World
    Subjects
    Gender
    Grade
    Grades 6-8
    Activity Type
    Classroom Project

    Author: Stacey Ferguson In honor of “Mother’s Day,” explore motherhood from a global perspective, learning more about how motherhood is honored in different parts of the world and the impact that mothers are making within their own communities. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 4th, at 12:00PM (EST).

  • Webinar: Geography of Islam
    Subjects
    Religion
    Grade
    Grades 6-8
    Activity Type
    Classroom Project

    Author: Stacey Ferguson Learn about Islam and how it impacts culture around the world from Peace Corps Volunteers serving in predominantly Muslim countries and their community members. Participants may ask questions in the chat. This webinar is geared toward middle school learners.

  • Webinar: International Children's Day
    Subjects
    Health
    Grade
    Grades K-2
    Activity Type
    Classroom Project

    Author: Caitlin Haugen June 1 is International Children’s Day, which raises awareness about children’s rights and welfare worldwide. The Convention on the Rights of the Child considers health a basic human right. This webinar examines what Peace Corps is doing around the world to make sure children are healthy and able to learn ...

  • Webinar: Joy of Cooking
    Subjects
    Cross-Cultural Understanding
    Grade
    Grades 9-12
    Activity Type
    Classroom Project

    Author: Stacey Ferguson In honor of Peace Corps Week 2016, learn about food and cooking from Peace Corps Volunteers and their community members. Participants may ask questions in the chat.

  • Webinar: Joy of Learning
    Subjects
    Cross-Cultural Understanding
    Grade
    Grades K-2
    Activity Type
    Classroom Project

    Author: Caitlin Haugen In honor of Peace Corps Week 2016, learn about the joy of learning from Peace Corps Volunteers and their community members.

  • Webinar: World Malaria Day
    Subjects
    Health
    Grade
    Grades 6-8
    Activity Type
    Classroom Project
    Region
    Africa

    Author: Caitlin Haugen April 25 is World Malaria Day. Join us for a webinar to learn more about the disease and innovative approaches Peace Corps is using to address it across Africa.