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.
<ul><li>Create “Mind Maps” </li></ul><ul><li>around our city </li></ul><ul><li>Please include on your hoardings: </li></ul><ul><li>Name of a hero. </li></ul><ul><li>His / Her story. </li></ul>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? <ul><li>Start a “Heroes Register” </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a record of heroic individuals you know. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget those already honoured with a street name. </li></ul><ul><li>Write about them. </li></ul><ul><li>Share your list with your friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Write to advertisers about starting a “Mind Map” in your city. </li></ul>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/
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