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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

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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.

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Role-play

Clothing Culture

Anatomy & Traits

Identity

Characterization

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Adults use avatars, too!

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Image:  Ulaanbaatar,  Mongolia  by  One  Laptop  Per  Child,  Flic.kr/p/4Yoxs1  

Talk about digital safety!

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Reasonablyclever.com/mini/kidsafe.htm

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https://voicethread.com/share/558117/

Protect students’ identities!

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Doppleme.com

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Motivate shy kids to

participate!

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Character Texts �BuddyPoke 3D Avatar Creator IOS & Android App

BuddyPoke.com

Go on an adventure

with a peer!

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Role-play historical characters

voki.com

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Introduce themselves!

Technology4kids.pbworks.com/Voki%20Talking%20Avatars

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Introduce themselves!

Edutopia.org/avatars

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Explore virtual worlds!

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“Avatars can reconstruct famous monuments such as the Coliseum or the Pantheon. Students can study the architectural details, characteristic clothing, or culture.” – Lisa Tran

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NXE Avatar by Ben Ward, Flic.kr/p/5Dkjn9

Create story characters!

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Make a machinima

http://vimeo.com/15915055

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Experience a virtual world as different avatars

Univ_of New_Orleans_001 by Olivia Hotshot, Flic.kr/p/5JdX4U

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Make a Superhero

http://cpbherofactory.com/

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Make a Superhero

http://marvel.com/games/play/31/create_your_own_superhero

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Avatar creation

apps!

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Create a Superhero App All Devices

http://www.theparodynetwork.com/

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Character Texts �Give tours, travel tips, infomercials, etc.

Tellagami.com  IOS  &  Android  App

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BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App

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Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/avatars/id11846926

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ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/eltlinks

Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell