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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  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Lesson Plan
  • Geography
  • English Language Arts
  • Arts & Music
  • Social Studies
  • Foreign Language
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding

The Pulaku Documentary Project takes students on a trip across West Africa, allowing them to experience different aspects a culture threatened by desertification and development.

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  • Personal Essay
  • Women & Gender

A personal essay about day-to-day life for Akello, a girl from Pabo in northern Uganda.

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  • Poem

A poem about different girls in Malawi.

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  • Recipe
  • International Cuisine

A delicate scone with no jam or cream required.

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  • Personal Essay
  • Women & Gender

A personal essay about day-to-day life for Amwato Catherine, a girl from Soroti in Northeastern Uganda.

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  • Poem

Death is enveloped by grieving processes.

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  • Personal Essay

A Story by a Peace Corps Volunteer

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  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Lesson Plan
  • English Language Arts
  • Health & Wellness

HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa

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  • 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.

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