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  1. Digital Adventures with Avatars Activities, Tips & Resources ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/eltlinks First ZiSP Promotional Picture by Jordy Zipdash, Flic.kr/p/dQZhfJ

  2. 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.

  3. Anatomy & Traits Characterization Clothing Culture Role-play Identity

  4. Adults use avatars, too!

  5. Talk about digital safety! Image:  Ulaanbaatar,  Mongolia  by  One  Laptop  Per  Child,  Flic.kr/p/4Yoxs1  

  6. Reasonablyclever.com/mini/kidsafe.htm

  7. Protect students’ identities! https://voicethread.com/share/558117/

  8. Doppleme.com

  9. Motivate shy kids to participate!

  10. Character Texts? BuddyPoke 3D Avatar Creator IOS & Android App Go on an adventure with a peer! BuddyPoke.com

  11. Role-play historical characters voki.com

  12. Introduce themselves! Technology4kids.pbworks.com/Voki%20Talking%20Avatars

  13. voki.com/lesson_plans.php

  14. Avatarmaker.abi-station.com/index_en.shtml Explore identity!

  15. Introduce themselves! Edutopia.org/avatars

  16. Explore virtual worlds!

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

  18. Create story characters! NXE Avatar by Ben Ward, Flic.kr/p/5Dkjn9

  19. Buildyourwildself.com

  20. Make a machinima http://vimeo.com/15915055

  21. Experience a virtual world as different avatars Univ_of New_Orleans_001 by Olivia Hotshot, Flic.kr/p/5JdX4U

  22. Make a Superhero http://cpbherofactory.com/

  23. Make a Superhero http://marvel.com/games/play/31/create_your_own_superhero

  24. Avatar creation apps!

  25. Create a Superhero App All Devices http://www.theparodynetwork.com/

  26. Give tours, travel tips, infomercials, etc. Character Texts? Tellagami.com  IOS  &  Android  App

  27. BitStrips FB, IOS, Android App

  28. Sites.google.com/site/webtoolsbox/avatars

  29. Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/avatars/id11846926

  30. ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/eltlinks Pearltrees.com/ shellyterrell