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Peace Corps (U.S.). Office of World Wise Schools

Overview
Works: 89 works in 150 publications in 1 language and 4,382 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Handbooks and manuals  Nonfiction films  Short films  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Educational films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peace Corps (U.S.).
 
Most widely held works by Peace Corps (U.S.).
Looking at ourselves and others by Peace Corps (U.S.)( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Looking at Ourselves and Others contains lesson plans, activities, and readings that help students understand components of their own culture and leads them to appreciate and understand differences between their culture and that of others."--Home page
Destination--Poland( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insights from the field : understanding geography, culture, and service( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for use with students grades 6-12, the three instructional units of this resource, geography, culture and service, provide a unique curriculum resource because it uses primary source materials from the experience of Peace Corps volunteers around the world
Destination : Marshall Islands( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film made by high school students from Teutopolis, Illinois, describing the culture and geography of the Marshall Islands. Also includes interviews with Peace Corps workers returned from the Marshall Islands
Destination : Cameroon by Peace Corps (U.S.)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history and culture of Cameroon and also interviews Peace Corps workers residing there
To touch the world:the Peace Corps experience by William LaCapra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video takes viewers to the home of returned Peace Corps volunteer Thurman Mattiesen where he discusses his Peace Corps experience
Destination Paraguay by Ron Howard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video trip to Paraguay, viewers gain insights into rural and urban life in Paraguay and Peace Corps activities there
Destination : Lithuania by Peace Corps (U.S.)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history and culture of Lithuania and discusses the economic and political changes that have occurred since Lithuania gained freedom from the Soviet Union. Interviews with children and Peace Corp workers describe their lifestyles and experiences
The World Map Project by Mary Koller( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination Lesotho by Peace Corps (U.S.)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts interaction of Peace Corps members in the daily lives of the people of Lesotho
Destination Nepal by Meaghan R Nelson( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cultural and social tour of Nepal, with a focus on the Peace Corps presence in that country
Destination:Sri Lanka by Peace Corps (U.S.)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, diversity of ethnic groups and a variety of languages which create the culture of Sri Lanka. Peace Corp workers describe their experiences in this complex society
Destination:Senegal by Peace Corps (U.S.)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history and culture of Senegal and also interviews Peace Corps workers residing there
Destination Poland( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of Peace Corps programs in Poland
Destination Honduras( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in Undetermined and English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to the culture and geography of Honduras
Handbook for RPCV speakers by Elise Sprunt Sheffield( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination, Kyrgyzstan by Kristen J Amundson( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to "help students gain a greater understanding of a culture and region of the world that is different from their own. The series is designed to encourage students to look more closely at their own culture as well as to identify the similarities and differences that exist among cultures." Provides background information about Kyrgyzstan's land, natural resources, climate, population, history and government, people and culture, and schools. Fifteen activities organized by grade cluster: 3-5, 6-9, 10-12
Destination:Kyrgyzstan by Peace Corps (U.S.)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program illustrates the variety of languages, culture and lifestyles that are present in Kyrgyzstan by interviewing the children who live there
Destination, Kyrgyzstan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social and cultural tour of Kyrgyzstan, with a focus on the Peace Corps presence in that country
World Wise Schools presents A Peace Corps mosaic( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of previously issued Peace Corps videos designed for use in grades 3-12, including selections from the "Destination" series
 
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controlled identityPaul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools (Peace Corps)

Peace Corps (U.S.). World Wise Schools

World Wise Schools (Peace Corps)

WWS

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English (50)