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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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  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

A roasted red pepper sauce.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

An Armenian take on a Georgian flatbread classic.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

Served warm in the winter and chilled in the summer.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

A classic Armenian salad.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

Chilled yogurt soup.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

A savory puff pastry with cheese.

  • Poem

Poem about local sights and sounds in Georgia.

  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Lesson Plan
  • Intercultural Understanding
  • English Language Arts
  • Literature

Lesson 2 for Mr. John and the Day of Knowledge

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

Chilled potato and citrus soup.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

A traditional Moldovan bread.

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  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

Mini dumplings stuffed with cheese, potato or cabbage filling.

  • Poem
  • Youth
  • Agriculture

Children find a silver lining to forced labor in Uzbekistan.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

Fried red lentil and veggie balls.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

Walnut and chestnut soup.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

Walnuts, garlic, and parsley in an eggplant roll.

  • Personal Essay

A story by a Peace Corps Volunteer

  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Lesson Plan
  • Intercultural Understanding

Students will learn to appreciate the value of nonverbal communication, focusing on the shaking or nodding of one's head, and the meanings attached to each activity in Bulgaria and in the United States.

  • Folk Tale
  • Intercultural Understanding
  • English Language Arts

This folk tale demonstrates in a playful manner how Fate and Mind complement and interact with each other to contribute to a person's success and happiness in life.

  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Lesson Plan
  • Literature
  • English Language Arts

Students will find and appreciate that folk tales, a stylized genre of literature, tell more than stories; they convey morals or lessons.

  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

A feta cheese and dill spread to go with bread or potatoes.

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