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Mission: Learning values from heroic individuals through street names.

Mission: Learning values from heroic individuals through street names.

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  • 1. Obscure and Forgotten This was once a landmark of an important individual .
  • 2. I am sure he was!
  • 3. He built a factory. Families were raised. There were lots of jobs. People came.
  • 4. He was huge in his time. His name is on my address. Roads were built.
  • 5. They are going to rename that street. “ Why take the trouble to do that?” Time Has Changed
  • 6. A Change in Leadership a new direction “ Name them in our sole language.”
  • 7. The occupation. “ They only want to remember their own kind.”
  • 8. “ They want to rewrite history!”
  • 9. All they could remember about us was the “occupation”. “ They want traces of our time there gone.”
  • 10. They don’t want the story of its past known? Don’t take sides! Know the history . If you only know. You may empathize with us.
  • 11. Let’s move on! “ To err is human”.
  • 12. Keep them to remind us not to repeat past mistakes . Learn from street names with negative associations.
  • 13. Let us remember heroes of our time. “ Does it matter where they are from?” (all colours, creeds, races)
  • 14. John Wood Street (Room to Read: books for schools that could not afford any) Name a street after a hero! What has he done to make a difference?
  • 15. Let the children have someone to look up to and emulate.
  • 16.
    • Create “Mind Maps”
    • around our city
    • Please include on your hoardings:
    • Name of a hero.
    • His / Her story.
    Here is a story of a hero. Attention Advertisers
  • 17. Reading Advertisements Can be Fun I can learn while waiting for my bus.
  • 18. What about you? Want to be involved?
    • Start a “Heroes Register”
    • Keep a record of heroic individuals you know.
    • Don’t forget those already honoured with a street name.
    • Write about them.
    • Share your list with your friends.
    • Write to advertisers about starting a “Mind Map” in your city.
    Learning should be fun!
  • 19. What would move you to act? http://greenbeingnancy.blogspot.com/ http://www.slideshare.net/GreenBeingNancy a street name change spurred me Created with thanks to: MS Programme Clipart artists discovered Wikipedia: Street name http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_name TimeAsia: Asia’s Heroes http://www.time.com/time/asia/2004/heroes/