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

Overview
Works: 70 works in 109 publications in 1 language and 4,824 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Guidebooks 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HC60.5, 370.117
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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 324 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 )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination : Marshall Islands( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 261 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 : Senegal( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 246 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 Poland( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes daily life in Lesotho as experienced by Peace Corps volunteers who live and work there
Destination Paraguay( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 237 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 236 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
Destination : Sri Lanka( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 235 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 Nepal( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cultural and social tour of Nepal, with a focus on the Peace Corps presence in that country
Destination Honduras( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to the culture and geography of Honduras
The World Map Project by Mary Koller( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination : Kyrgyzstan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 161 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
Handbook for RPCV speakers by Elise Sprunt Sheffield( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination, Kyrgyzstan by Kristen J Amundson( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 144 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 : Cameroon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history and culture of Cameroon and also interviews Peace Corps workers residing there
Destination, Kyrgyzstan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social and cultural tour of Kyrgyzstan, with a focus on the Peace Corps presence in that country
Destination, Cameroon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social and cultural tour of Cameroon, with a focus on the Peace Corps presence in that country
Insights from the field : understanding geography, culture, and service( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 8 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityPaul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools (Peace Corps)

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

World Wise Schools (Peace Corps)

WWS

Languages
English (55)