A Street Name


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Mission: Learning values from heroic individuals through street names.

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A Street Name

  1. 1. Obscure and Forgotten This was once a landmark of an important individual .
  2. 2. I am sure he was!
  3. 3. He built a factory. Families were raised. There were lots of jobs. People came.
  4. 4. He was huge in his time. His name is on my address. Roads were built.
  5. 5. They are going to rename that street. “ Why take the trouble to do that?” Time Has Changed
  6. 6. A Change in Leadership a new direction “ Name them in our sole language.”
  7. 7. The occupation. “ They only want to remember their own kind.”
  8. 8. “ They want to rewrite history!”
  9. 9. All they could remember about us was the “occupation”. “ They want traces of our time there gone.”
  10. 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. 11. Let’s move on! “ To err is human”.
  12. 12. Keep them to remind us not to repeat past mistakes . Learn from street names with negative associations.
  13. 13. Let us remember heroes of our time. “ Does it matter where they are from?” (all colours, creeds, races)
  14. 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. 15. Let the children have someone to look up to and emulate.
  16. 16. <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
  17. 17. Reading Advertisements Can be Fun I can learn while waiting for my bus.
  18. 18. 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!
  19. 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/