Why Use Avatars in the Classroom

Moonjee Virtual makeover and Make a face.
moonjee 12 Sites To Create Cartoon Characters of Yourself
moonjee 12 Sites To Create Cartoon Characters of Yourself

Weblin- Create an avatar and use it as your virtual self within web pages in real-time
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Second Life- Use this extremely popular virtual world to do just about anything, but first, you have to create your avatar. Here, avatars can be customized almost entirely, with plenty of room to create a most accurate likeness of yourself.
Mypictr- Use any image and resize, crop, customize, and export it to many
other web 2.0 social networking sites and profiles, like Facebook, and
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Gravatar- Create an 80×80 pixel avatar by uploading an image which is then associated with your email address, appearing on Gravatar enabled websites and blogs without additional effort
fix8- Create, animate, and dress up your avatar primarily through interfacing with
your webcam in order to capture real movement and look.
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Zwinky- Customize your personal cartoon avatar and share it across the web.
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Digibody’s Caricature Maker- Use the components of a caricature to create your
unique caricature avatar.
Faketown- A pixel-art, avatar based, MMORPG, similar to second life, but much less realistically.
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Be Funky
M. Picasso Head
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ANIMATED Avatars
Create My Picture
MessDudes
MakeMiiMake avatars like on the Wii.
Wee World
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MiiMii's just like on the video games!
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VokiCreate a voki and add audio with phone, microphone, or computer-generated voice.
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Mason the Monster

Cartoon Me Cartoonize yourself as simple as uploading your photo, Cartoon Me will do the rest.
cartoonme 12 Sites To Create Cartoon Characters of Yourself
cartoonme 12 Sites To Create Cartoon Characters of Yourself

Examples of Vokis
Mathew the Soccer Player


Meez
Picnik
GIZMOZ
Mini-MizerPicture yourself in plastic!
My Avatar EditorOlder students might enjoy this one.
My Oats
M&M AvatarsAdd arms, legs, eyes, etc. to a m&m character.
Dumpr
Makeup Photo TOTALLY AWESOME!

Build Your Wild Self