ERIC Number: ED419771
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Looking at Ourselves and Others.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Office of World Wise Schools.
This book introduces students to the concept of culture, cultural perspective,and cross-cultural relations. The personal experiences of Peace Corps Volunteers are included in the introduction to each section of the guide and can be used in a variety of ways. Arranged by topic, the guide includes teacher background information, activity outlines, and student worksheets. The activities for each topic are further divided according to suggested groupings of grades 3-5, 6-9, and 10-12. Each activity outline has at least six parts, including an estimate of class time needed, materials, a statement of objectives, step-by-step procedures, debriefing exercises, and suggestions for extending the activity. The book is divided into three parts: (1) "Defining Culture"; (2) "Developing Global Perspectives"; and (3) "Challenging Assumptions." (EH)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Instructional Materials, International Cooperation, International Education, Multicultural Education, Service Learning, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
Peace Corps, World Wise Schools, 1990 K. Street, NW, Suite 9500, Washington, DC, 20526.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Office of World Wise Schools.