Digital Adventures with Avatars! Tips & Resources for Teachers

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  • Activities, Tips & Resources Digital Adventures with Avatars First ZiSP Promotional Picture by Jordy Zipdash,
  • 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,   Talk about digital safety!
  • Protect students’ identities!
  • Motivate shy kids to participate!
  • Character TextsBuddyPoke 3D Avatar Creator IOS & Android App Go on an adventure with a peer!
  • Role-play historical characters
  • Introduce themselves!
  • Exploreidentity!
  • Introduce themselves!
  • 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, Create story characters!
  • Make a machinima
  • Experience a virtual world as different avatars Univ_of New_Orleans_001 by Olivia Hotshot,
  • Make a Superhero
  • Make a Superhero
  • Avatar creation apps!
  • Create a Superhero App All Devices
  • Character Texts Give tours, travel tips, infomercials, etc.  IOS  &  Android  App
  • BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App
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