Pedagogy

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

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.

Pedagogy

Yiddish Film Activities for the Language Classroom: Teaching with Mamele

Using a short scene from the 1938 film Mamele (dir. Joseph Green, Kon­rad Tom), Rebec­ca Mar­go­lis demon­strates how short excerpts of Yid­dish films can be used to address spe­cif­ic aspects of Yid­dish dialect, gram­mar and idiom, and trans­la­tion in the Yid­dish lan­guage classroom. 

Pedagogy

Yiddish in Berlin/Berlin in Yiddish

Eka­te­ri­na Kuznetso­va reflects on the first-ever Yid­dish sum­mer pro­gram to take place in the Ger­man cap­i­tal (August 14 — Sep­tem­ber 1st 2017)
Pedagogy

Tam – Tastes of Yiddish Culture for Kids & Teens

Klez­Cal­i­for­nia, found­ed in 2003, and locat­ed in the San Fran­cis­co Bay Area, devel­oped an ini­tia­tive to bring mate­ri­als about Yid­dish cul­ture to Jew­ish youth in reli­gious schools and day schools. 

Pedagogy

Teaching Yiddish in the Digital Age

The fourth in a series of reflec­tions on Yid­dish ped­a­gogy in the dig­i­tal age. Here, Paula Teitle­baum dis­cuss­es the way that dig­i­tal tech­nol­o­gy has shaped her teaching.

Pedagogy

Lernen yidish far sholem: Teaching Yiddish in a Secular Jewish School

Erin Fai­gin dis­cuss­es the role of Yid­dish lan­guage instruc­tion in the cur­ricu­lum of the Sholem Com­mu­ni­ty, a sup­ple­men­tal sec­u­lar Jew­ish school in Mari­na Del Ray, California. 

Pedagogy

Who am I and Why am I Here? A Note from the Pedagogy Editor

A note from the new Ped­a­gogy Edi­tor about our plans for the Ped­a­gogy sec­tion of In geveb for the com­ing year. 

Pedagogy

Games for Small Groups

In geveb is shar­ing a series of games for use in Yid­dish lan­guage classes.

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