Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide to Erotic Yiddish Poetry

This teach­ing guide offers sug­ges­tions and reflec­tions from sev­er­al schol­ars about teach­ing erot­ic Yid­dish poetry.

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: Yiddish Student Survey

Call­ing all stu­dents! Par­tic­i­pate in our ped­a­gogy poll.

Pedagogy

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2019

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

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

Stealing the Border: A Reflection on Teaching Yiddish Borderlands Literature

Anna Ele­na Tor­res shares her reflec­tions about, and syl­labus for, the course Yid­dish Poet­ics of the Border.” 

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

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: Teaching with Sholem Aleichem

Instruc­tors share their thoughts on teach­ing with Sholem Aleichem.

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide for Leyzer Volf's Evigingo (trans. Finkin)

Jor­dan Finkin offers resources and ideas for teach­ing this unusu­al poem. 

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