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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  • Poem
  • Intercultural Understanding

A preconception was replaced with new understandings.

  • Poem

A volunteer finds home in his host community.

  • Poem

Death is enveloped by grieving processes.

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  • Poem
  • Global Issues

A Volunteer learns about the conditions of apartheid by way of bread.

  • Poem

A Volunteer vividly remembers the sights and sounds of Ethiopia.

  • Poem

Poem about local sights and sounds in Georgia.

  • Poem
  • Intercultural Understanding

Even birds have communities of practice.

  • Poem
  • Youth
  • Agriculture

Children find a silver lining to forced labor in Uzbekistan.

  • Poem

A cup of tea can change your world.

  • Poem
  • Women & Gender
  • Intercultural Understanding
  • English Language Arts

A poem about a resilient group of girls in South Africa.

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  • Poem
  • Intercultural Understanding

Humans around the world are not actually so different.

  • Poem

A vibrant, colorful celebration of a Guatemalan bus.

  • Poem
  • Women & Gender

There is so much strength and power in every woman.

  • Poem
  • Women & Gender

A Volunteer encourages a girl to break free from gender expectations.

  • Poem
  • Women & Gender

The presence and importance of women.

  • Poem

A poem illustrating the day to day chores expected of girls.

  • Poem
  • Intercultural Understanding

One culture with many histories and skin tones.

  • Poem

A sensorial contemplation on the weather and spirituality.

  • Poem

Local knowledge and transitional skill contrasted with modernization.

  • Poem

A tribute to a host mom who does so much with so little.

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