Avatars are little images people use to represent themselves online. Some educators state that you should always tell your students to use an avatar. Here are some sites which allow students to make their own:
Simpsonize Me
http://simpsonizeme.com/ and www.simpsonsmovie.com
Build Your Wild Self
www.buildyourwildself.com
DoppelMe (It seems you only need to register to access some of the options in each section.) http://www.doppelme.com
Otaku Avatar Maker
http://www.moeruavatar.com/index_en.shtml
Voki
www.voki.com, (requires registration and over 13 to use it)
http://www.myavatareditor.com/

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