Digital Adventures with Avatars! Tips & Resources for Teachers
Find resources at http://shellyterrell.com/resources/webinars/ & bit.ly/eltlinks and www.pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/avatars/id11846926
- 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, 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!
- https://voicethread.com/share/558117/ Protect students’ identities!
- 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
- 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!
- 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
- ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/eltlinks Pearltrees.com/ shellyterrell