Digital Adventures with Avatars! Tips & Resources for Teachers

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Bit.ly/eltlinks ShellyTerrell.com Activities, Tips & Resources Digital Adventures with Avatars First ZiSP Promotional Picture by Jordy Zipdash, Flic.kr/p/dQZhfJ Avatar- the graphical representation of the user or the user's alter ego or character. It may take either a three-dimensional form,[1] as in games or virtual worlds, or a two-dimensional form as an icon in Internet forums and other online communities. Wikipedia contributors. "Avatar (computing)." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 24 May. 2014. Role-play Clothing Culture Anatomy & Traits Identity Characterization Adults use avatars, too! Image:  Ulaanbaatar,  Mongolia  by  One  Laptop  Per  Child,  Flic.kr/p/4Yoxs1   Talk about digital safety! Reasonablyclever.com/mini/kidsafe.htm https://voicethread.com/share/558117/ Protect students’ identities! Doppleme.com Motivate shy kids to participate! Character TextsBuddyPoke 3D Avatar Creator IOS & Android App BuddyPoke.com Go on an adventure with a peer! Role-play historical characters voki.com Introduce themselves! Technology4kids.pbworks.com/Voki%20Talking%20Avatars voki.com/lesson_plans.php Avatarmaker.abi-station.com/index_en.shtml Exploreidentity! Introduce themselves! Edutopia.org/avatars Explore virtual worlds! “Avatars can reconstruct famous monuments such as the Coliseum or the Pantheon. Students can study the architectural details, characteristic clothing, or culture.” – Lisa Tran NXE Avatar by Ben Ward, Flic.kr/p/5Dkjn9 Create story characters! Buildyourwildself.com Make a machinima http://vimeo.com/15915055 Experience a virtual world as different avatars Univ_of New_Orleans_001 by Olivia Hotshot, Flic.kr/p/5JdX4U Make a Superhero http://cpbherofactory.com/ Make a Superhero http://marvel.com/games/play/31/create_your_own_superhero Avatar creation apps! Create a Superhero App All Devices http://www.theparodynetwork.com/ Character Texts Give tours, travel tips, infomercials, etc. Tellagami.com  IOS  &  Android  App BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App Sites.google.com/site/webtoolsbox/avatars Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/avatars/id11846926 ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/eltlinks Pearltrees.com/ shellyterrell