Pedagogy

Reflections on the teaching and learning of Yiddish, as well as downloadable guides, exercises, and lesson plans to use in the classroom.

Pedagogy

Loz dos folk nor vern kliger, Let the People Then Become Smarter: Students Discuss Learning Yiddish during the COVID-19 Pandemic

For our Loyt di stu­dentn series, Sarah Biskowitz polled Yid­dish stu­dents around the globe about their expe­ri­ences learn­ing Yid­dish and build­ing com­mu­ni­ty dur­ing the pandemic.

Pedagogy

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2021

Despite the COVID-19 Pan­dem­ic, there are plen­ty of oppor­tu­ni­ties to improve your Yid­dish this sum­mer. There are options all over the world (and Inter­net), from class­room-based pro­grams to music fes­ti­vals and every­thing in-between — and we’ve done the research so you don’t have to.

Pedagogy

Loyt di lerers: Teaching Outside the University Classroom

Mar­i­anne Tatom polled Yid­dish teach­ers out­side the uni­ver­si­ty class­room about their teach­ing strate­gies and expe­ri­ences teach­ing online dur­ing a pandemic.

Pedagogy

Calling all kinderlekh: In geveb is seeking children's book reports!

Chil­dren ages 5 — 13 can read a Yid­dish sto­ry in the trans­la­tion or orig­i­nal and sub­mit a book report to In Geveb.

Pedagogy

Yiddish in der heym! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2020: UPDATED COVID-19 EDITION

This year, due to the glob­al pan­dem­ic, many sum­mer Yid­dish pro­grams have announced that they will be mov­ing online. We’ve col­lect­ed the details here.

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: Teaching Yiddish Outside the University Classroom

The lat­est in our series of polls for teach­ers of Yid­dish. This time, we want to learn how you mod­i­fy your teach­ing for dif­fer­ent set­tings — class­room for­mat, class fre­quen­cy, stu­dent com­po­si­tion, and so on. Please take the poll and share widely!

Pedagogy

Improvisational Performance in the Language Classroom: An Example from a Beginner’s Yiddish Class

Jes­si­ca Kirzane uses a Forverts advice col­umn to help her stu­dents prac­tice lib hobn and oth­er periphrastic verb struc­tures and encour­ages teach­ers to bor­row the exer­cise in their own classrooms.

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