All Things India: Travel with our Tour Guide Mrs. Jaishri Vashisht

Just a little peek at the ways that our students are “traveling” to India. Here, I posed the questions to our tour guide for the fifth graders and filmed as if they are traveling beside her in the bus as we tour the city.

The fifth graders have had us on a “scavenger hunt” of sorts about all types of things India. Some of these things are not “in” Mumbai or not easily observable, so we asked our delightful tour guide to help us and explain the many things. The fifth grade, in particular, should watch these with their scavenger hunt in hand and “sit” beside Mrs. Jaishri Vashisht to learn about the items in their scavenger hunt. The rest of you may learn from her as well. Enjoy! It is about sixteen minutes long.

Mrs. Jaishri's contact information is below: Jaishri Vashisht Joyful Journeys Pvt. Lts. [email protected] Phone 26183779, 66302812 New Delhi (She covers the whole country and does wonderful student exchange programs. She used to be a teacher. I would really like to come back and have her take me on a “tiger spotting tour,” to the Ganges, to New Delhi, and to the Himalaya mountains.)

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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virginia bed and breakfast February 24, 2010 - 11:18 am

India is a great and fabulous place to travel. The scavenger Hunt about the places of India is an interesting thing to do for students to explore more about states of India.

Search Office Space August 15, 2010 - 11:51 am

Indian culture is rich and diverse and as a result unique in its very own way. There is soooo much interesting things to see in India ! And the people are very kind too in India I would like to visit there one day :))

Hotels Sydney August 24, 2010 - 12:08 am

Me and my husband wants to visit India sometime next year.

Angila Hill21 November 4, 2010 - 9:10 am

India is one of the best tourist destination in the world top 5 tourism destinations. India has a rich culture and natural destinations. Most of the peoples in the world want to Tours to India to see the Taj Mahala in India.

ThuanTM January 7, 2011 - 6:35 am

Oh nice, thanks for your information!

Emmi Bances April 15, 2011 - 6:57 am

India has been one of the most sacred places in the world….i like to visit this place and feel their culture.

Royal solaris los cabos May 17, 2011 - 9:59 am

India is very beautiful place to visit and explore….I love it!!!! Cheers!!!

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