Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Peace Corps World Wise Schools

Bring dozens of Peace Corps Volunteer stories, letters, and folk tales with standards-based lessons to your class. Also discover ways to involve students in service learning.

Lesson Plans & Stories

Browse or search our many lesson plans to translate firsthand experiences of Peace Corps Volunteers into cultural, geographical, and language arts lessons for your students.


Find rich educational videos, slide shows, posters, and podcasts.

Service Learning

Help students make a difference in your school and your community through projects focused on service learning.

Enrichment Projects

Supplement lesson plans with Water in Africa, an inquiry-based unit on water issues in Africa, based on Peace Corps Volunteer field experiences and photographs.

Framework and Standards

World Wise Schools resources support national standards and conform to the Understanding by Design curriculum framework—with enduring understandings and essential questions.