Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

My Hunger for Knowledge Was Immense: On Learning and Teaching Yiddish

Borodulin’s accep­tance speech for the 2019 Adri­enne Coop­er Dream­ing in Yid­dish Prize, in which he out­lines how he came to find a pas­sion for Yid­dish lan­guage instruction. 

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

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: The Person Teaching With Yiddish

Instruc­tors share their thoughts on shar­ing about their per­son­al lives and com­mit­ments while teach­ing Yid­dish lan­guage or culture.

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: Teaching Intermediate Yiddish

Call­ing all teach­ers of Inter­me­di­ate Yid­dish! Par­tic­i­pate in our ped­a­gogy poll.

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. 

Pedagogy

Reflections from a Non-Jewish Instructor of Yiddish

Jen­na Ingalls, the first gen­tile instruc­tor of Yid­dish at UC Berke­ley,” reflects on Jew­ish (and non-Jew­ish) iden­ti­ty in the Yid­dish classroom. 

Pedagogy

Games for Small Groups

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

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