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About the Forge

These links will allow you to explore further the potential design, use, and adaptation of the Poetry Tools.

Customize the Tools:

Just as teachers are continually finding ways to adapt printed materials, you can also adapt the poetry tools to meet your specific instructional needs. The beauty of open source is that you have access to the code which is the "program" behind the tool by downloading the scripts. To download the script, simply select the "download" option from the section listing the tool. Be sure to save the file somewhere you'll be able to locate on your computer. Remember, in order to manipulate the code, you'll need to have either Flash or NetLogo on your machine.


Download a tutorial on changing the "basics" within a script written (using Flash).


Developed at University of Virginia, Center for Teaching and Technology Education