Digital Adventures with Avatars! Tips & Resources for Teachers

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