Educator Resources

The Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools program fosters an understanding of other cultures and global issues by providing online educational resources based on the Peace Corps experience and facilitating communication among U.S. learners and current and returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

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  • Personal Essay
  • Women & Gender

A personal essay about day-to-day life for Aber, a girl from Kitgum in North-central Uganda.

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  • Poem
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding

A preconception was replaced with new understandings.

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  • Personal Essay

Long Version for Advanced Readers

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  • Personal Essay

Short Version for Students in Middle School

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  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

Codfish Fritters.

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  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

The Jamaican national dish, served up for breakfast.

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  • Lesson Plan
  • Health & Wellness

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.

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  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Lesson Plan
  • Environment
  • Global Issues
  • Social Studies

Students will investigate the issue of food security, exploring the components of food availability, food access, and food utilization on local, national, and global levels .

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  • Lesson Plan

Being food secure means having enough nutritious food for a healthy and active life.

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  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Lesson Plan
  • Environment
  • Global Issues
  • Social Studies

Students learn about how food security affects the US and the world.

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