Educator Resources

World Wise Schools 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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This training, provided by World Wise Schools, is designed to support educators so they can fully utilize Peace Corps’ global education programs to build their learners’ 21st century skills.
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  • Grades K - 2
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
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  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Global Issues

This module - the first in a four part training series - provides an overview of the concept of global competence and why it is important. For assignments, educators identify areas of self-growth regarding their own global competence, and learn about strategies and resources to support that growth.
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This module - the second in a four part training series - provides educators the opportunity to reflect on learners' backgrounds and the perspectives they bring to the classroom.
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Part 3 of World Wise Schools' Global Competence Training focuses on building understanding between people of different backgrounds - including educators and their students, students and their peers, and students and those outside their immediate environments.
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  • Cross-Cultural Understanding

Students and their educators create a world map mural to improve participants’ knowledge of geography and understanding of different peoples, and to support discussions of world peace and friendship.
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  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Activity
  • Geography
  • Social Studies