Education majors at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee practice teaching techniques before a class of virtual students. Using the TeachLivE avatars created by professors at the University of Central Florida, aspiring teachers can ask probing questions, manage students' behavior and learn the personalities of their digital charges, and then review a recording of their performance on laptops with feedback from professors. "Learning teaching is doing, reflecting and analyzing how am I going to grow and improve," UWM professor Craig Berg said.

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