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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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    A Street Name A Street Name Presentation Transcript

    • Obscure and Forgotten This was once a landmark of an important individual .
    • I am sure he was!
    • He built a factory. Families were raised. There were lots of jobs. People came.
    • He was huge in his time. His name is on my address. Roads were built.
    • They are going to rename that street. “ Why take the trouble to do that?” Time Has Changed
    • A Change in Leadership a new direction “ Name them in our sole language.”
    • The occupation. “ They only want to remember their own kind.”
    • “ They want to rewrite history!”
    • All they could remember about us was the “occupation”. “ They want traces of our time there gone.”
    • 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.
    • Let’s move on! “ To err is human”.
    • Keep them to remind us not to repeat past mistakes . Learn from street names with negative associations.
    • Let us remember heroes of our time. “ Does it matter where they are from?” (all colours, creeds, races)
    • 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?
    • Let the children have someone to look up to and emulate.
      • 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
    • Reading Advertisements Can be Fun I can learn while waiting for my bus.
    • 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!
    • 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/