Pedagogy

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

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

Teaching Guide to Vaybertaytsh Episode 15: Queer in Yiddish

This teach­ing guide offers dis­cus­sion ques­tions and class­room activ­i­ties to use along­side an episode of the fem­i­nist Yid­dish pod­cast Vay­ber­taytsh.

Pedagogy

Support Group for Yiddish Daughters

This car­toon was cre­at­ed as a final project for Justin Cammy’s 2019 course on Yid­dish Lit­er­a­ture and Cul­ture at Smith College. 

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: The Place of the Khurbn in Yiddish Language Classes

How and when do our read­ers teach khurbn mate­ri­als in their Yid­dish lan­guage class­es? We’ve assem­bled respons­es to this poll in our loyt di lerers series.

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

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2020

Look­ing to improve your Yid­dish this sum­mer? There are options all over the world, from tra­di­tion­al class­room-based pro­grams to music fes­ti­vals, and every­thing in between – and we’ve done the research so you don’t have to. 

Pedagogy

Call for Pedagogy Submissions: Class in the Classroom

A call for ped­a­gogy posts on teach­ing about his­tor­i­cal and present-day issues of class and labor.

Pedagogy

Beyond Fiddler: Teaching Representations of Jewish Eastern Europe on Film

Sarah Zarrow dis­cuss­es and reflects on her course Rep­re­sent­ing Jew­ish East­ern Europe in Film” in which she asks stu­dents to think his­tor­i­cal­ly about the images of Jew­ish life in East­ern Europe, using films as pri­ma­ry sources that speak not only to a his­tor­i­cal real­i­ty of their sub­ject mat­ter, but that also to the ide­ol­o­gy and his­tor­i­cal cir­cum­stances of the film­mak­er and of Jew­ish life in the time and place the film was made.

Pedagogy

On Literary Translation

Adri­ana X. Jacobs on her com­mit­ment to lit­er­ary translation.

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