Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

The Promises and Frustrations of Yiddish Studies Research during a Time of Quarantine: A Case Study

This essay is a com­pan­ion piece to my arti­cle, Frei­dus, Borokhov, and the Café Roy­al.” Bak­er explains the research meth­ods behind the arti­cle, assess­ing the rewards and pit­falls of research­ing using exclu­sive­ly on what is avail­able online and the resources he has in his home, dur­ing the coro­n­avirus pandemic.

Pedagogy

10 Things I Have Learned from Teaching Yiddish Online

As many Yid­dish instruc­tors have abrupt­ly had to move their cours­es online due to the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic, Paula Teit­el­baum shares lessons and wis­dom from her exten­sive expe­ri­ence with online Yid­dish pedagogy.

Pedagogy

Teaching Yiddish (Language, Culture, History, etc.) Online: Call for Submissions

Uni­ver­si­ties around the globe have closed their cam­pus­es and many of our read­ers are shift­ing their cours­es online. In geveb is seek­ing best prac­tices, advice, les­son plans, asyn­chro­nous assign­ments, descrip­tions of why and how you use par­tic­u­lar dig­i­tal tools and resources, per­son­al essays, and more.

Pedagogy

Online Yiddish Language Instruction: A Conversation

A con­ver­sa­tion between lan­guage instruc­tors who teach and think about online cours­es, answer­ing a series of ques­tions that we posed in order to reflect on the state of online Yid­dish lan­guage learning. 

Pedagogy

Experiencing History: Jewish Perspectives on the Holocaust

In Novem­ber 2016, the Unit­ed States Holo­caust Memo­r­i­al Muse­um launched the beta ver­sion of Expe­ri­enc­ing His­to­ry: Jew­ish Per­spec­tives on the Holo­caust, a pri­ma­ry-source teach­ing tool that aims to bring Jew­ish sources from the Holo­caust to the North Amer­i­can under­grad­u­ate class­room. Emil Keren­ji describes the tool and how it can be used. 

Pedagogy

The Yiddish Radio Project: Lessons from the Intermediate Yiddish Language Classroom

The third in a series of reflec­tions on Yid­dish ped­a­gogy in the dig­i­tal age. Here, Sun­ny Yud­koff dis­cuss­es her use of radio broad­casts in her Yid­dish courses. 

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

Online Yiddish Classes at the Workmen's Circle

The sec­ond in a series of reflec­tions on Yid­dish ped­a­gogy in the dig­i­tal age. Here, Niko­lai Boro­dulin reflects on the chal­lenges and rewards of teach­ing Yid­dish cours­es online. 

Pedagogy

The Digital Yiddish Classroom: Reflections on Teaching Yiddish in the Digital Age

The first in a series of reflec­tions on Yid­dish ped­a­gogy in the dig­i­tal age. 

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