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Peace Corps, 2014
This publication helps volunteers identify organizations that can provide books and other educational resources to their communities. It provides contact information and guidance on how volunteers and their community partners can submit requests and receive donations from the organizations listed, and it emphasizes the importance of sustainability…
Descriptors: Books, Educational Resources, Libraries, Schools
Baird, Nicola – Peace Corps, 2012
This book explains how teachers can set up and run a successful school library. In it you will find advice and information on how to: (1) set up a small library and build bookshelves; (2) select books for your library; (3) make a written record of your school's books, pamphlets and other library stock such as newspapers, magazines, audio tapes and…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Library Development, Library Administration, Library Services
Wendell, Laura – Peace Corps, 2012
This book is for community leaders, librarians, library committees, volunteers, aid workers and others who are interested in the practical aspect of starting and maintaining a successful library. Throughout the developing world, countless dedicated people respond to the pressing need for information in their communities by helping to start a…
Descriptors: Libraries, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Rewards
Peace Corps, 2012
This document is intended to help Peace Corps Volunteers and their counterparts identify organizations that might provide books and other educational materials for schools and libraries in their communities. The services described for each organization listed in Section A apply specifically to Peace Corps Volunteers. The services and procedures…
Descriptors: Books, Donors, Library Development, Libraries
Peace Corps, 2012
This Sustainable Library Development Training Package supports Peace Corps' Focus In/Train Up strategy, which was implemented following the 2010 Comprehensive Agency Assessment. Sustainable Library Development is a technical training package in Peace Corps programming within the Education sector. The training package addresses the Volunteer…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Library Development, Library Services, Information Sources
Peace Corps, 2010
This idea book addresses key concepts in two earlier Peace Corps' publications, "Participatory Analysis for Community Action (PACA) Manual" [ICE No. M0053], and the "Gender and Development Training Manual" [ICE No. M0054]. These previous resources were large training manuals that introduced PACA to staff and Volunteers in the context of the Peace…
Descriptors: Community Action, Foreign Countries, Community Leaders, Nongovernmental Organizations
Aronhime, Raquel; Bennhold-Samaan, Laurette; Coratti, Nancy; Lazar, Cori; Flaccus, Trisha Tumulty; McGinnis, J. Randy; Scammahorn, Emmy; Soderstrom, Robert; Storti, Craig; Williams, Krystal – Peace Corps, 2010
The lessons presented in this book will: (1) Help students better understand their own culture and how it has shaped them; (2) Help students begin to understand the perspectives of other cultures, leading to increased respect for those who are different from them--in the classroom and worldwide; and (3) Provide an increased awareness of the value…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Guides, Teaching Methods, Lesson Plans
Wendell, Laura – Peace Corps, 2009
This book is for community leaders, librarians, library committees, volunteers, aid workers and others who are interested in the practical aspect of starting and maintaining a successful library. Throughout the developing world, countless dedicated people respond to the pressing need for information in their communities by helping to start a…
Descriptors: Libraries, Library Administration, Library Materials, Library Services
Peace Corps, 2008
This book was written in response to feedback from volunteer teachers who feel that the time spent dealing with classroom management issues detracts from the time they spend actually teaching the content. Volunteers and staff members provided practical strategies for dealing with the most commonly reported challenges. Chapters include teaching in…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Punishment, Cultural Context, Volunteers
Peace Corps, 2005
This new manual updates two older Peace Corps' manuals: "Teaching Conservation in Developing Nations" [ICE M0007] and "Conservation Education: A Planning Guide" [ICE No. M0023]. In addition to the time- and field-tested wisdom of the older manuals, this new manual incorporates current research and practice in the field of environmental education.…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Educational Strategies, Developing Nations, Conservation Education
Peace Corps, 2004
This manual is intended to provide both practical skills for engaging in nonformal education (NFE) and some underlying theory to help you define and develop your own approach to NFE. Based on two previously published Peace Corps resources, "Nonformal Education Manual" (ICE No. M0042) and "Nonformal Education Training Module" (ICE No. T0064), this…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Evaluation, Learning Activities, Educational Environment
Peace Corps, 2004
"Community Content-Based Instruction" grew out of several development initiatives and field needs. It began to take shape in a Gender and Public Health Education for Teachers Workshop and an In-Service Education Workshop for Volunteers and their counterparts, in the spring of 1996 in Eritrea. Since that time, the concept has been further…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Workshops, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
Peace Corps, 2004
"Community Content-Based Instruction" grew out of several development initiatives and field needs. It began to take shape in a Gender and Public Health Education for Teachers Workshop and an In-Service Education Workshop for Volunteers and their counterparts, in the spring of 1996 in Eritrea. Since that time, the concept has been further…
Descriptors: Workshops, Educational Technology, Vocational Education, Teaching Methods