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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  • 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.

  • Grades K - 2
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • 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.

  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Article
  • Social Studies
  • Youth
  • Intercultural Understanding

Smooth, meaningful, and enjoyable ways to connect with a 6th-8th grade audience.

  • Grades K - 2
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Article
  • Youth
  • Social Studies
  • Intercultural Understanding

Tips and tricks to connect with a Grade K-5 audience.

  • Grades K - 2
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Article

Suggestions to make your Global Connections presentation enjoyable and relevant for your audience

  • Article

Interested in facilitating a pen pal exchange? Read these tips for guidance.

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  • Poem
  • Intercultural Understanding

Even birds have communities of practice.

  • Article

Best practices for connecting with adult learners.

  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Article

Best practices when presenting to high school audiences.

  • 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.

  • Poem
  • Intercultural Understanding

Humans around the world are not actually so different.

  • Poem

A vibrant, colorful celebration of a Guatemalan bus.

  • Article
  • Intercultural Understanding

Many agencies and organizations provide free resources and training opportunities for both formal and informal educators. The Peace Corps frequently works together with these agencies on initiatives and programming.

  • Poem
  • Women & Gender

There is so much strength and power in every woman.

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