Digital Adventures with Avatars! Tips & Resources for Teachers

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Find resources at http://shellyterrell.com/resources/webinars/ & bit.ly/eltlinks and www.pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/avatars/id11846926

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<ul><li>Bit.ly/eltlinks ShellyTerrell.com Activities, Tips &amp; Resources Digital Adventures with Avatars First ZiSP Promotional Picture by Jordy Zipdash, Flic.kr/p/dQZhfJ </li><li>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. </li><li>Role-play Clothing Culture Anatomy &amp; Traits Identity Characterization </li><li>Adults use avatars, too! </li><li>Image: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia by One Laptop Per Child, Flic.kr/p/4Yoxs1 Talk about digital safety! </li><li>Reasonablyclever.com/mini/kidsafe.htm </li><li>https://voicethread.com/share/558117/ Protect students identities! </li><li>Doppleme.com </li><li>Motivate shy kids to participate! </li><li>Character TextsBuddyPoke 3D Avatar Creator IOS &amp; Android App BuddyPoke.com Go on an adventure with a peer! </li><li>Role-play historical characters voki.com </li><li>Introduce themselves! Technology4kids.pbworks.com/Voki%20Talking%20Avatars </li><li>voki.com/lesson_plans.php </li><li>Avatarmaker.abi-station.com/index_en.shtml Exploreidentity! </li><li>Introduce themselves! Edutopia.org/avatars </li><li>Explore virtual worlds! </li><li>Avatars can reconstruct famous monuments such as the Coliseum or the Pantheon. Students can study the architectural details, characteristic clothing, or culture. Lisa Tran </li><li>NXE Avatar by Ben Ward, Flic.kr/p/5Dkjn9 Create story characters! </li><li>Buildyourwildself.com </li><li>Make a machinima http://vimeo.com/15915055 </li><li>Experience a virtual world as different avatars Univ_of New_Orleans_001 by Olivia Hotshot, Flic.kr/p/5JdX4U </li><li>Make a Superhero http://cpbherofactory.com/ </li><li>Make a Superhero http://marvel.com/games/play/31/create_your_own_superhero </li><li>Avatar creation apps! </li><li>Create a Superhero App All Devices http://www.theparodynetwork.com/ </li><li>Character Texts Give tours, travel tips, infomercials, etc. Tellagami.com IOS &amp; Android App </li><li>BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App </li><li>Sites.google.com/site/webtoolsbox/avatars </li><li>Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/avatars/id11846926 </li><li>ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/eltlinks Pearltrees.com/ shellyterrell </li></ul>