Pedagogy

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

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

Teaching Morris Rosenfeld’s “Mayn rue plats”

Using Mor­ris Rosen­feld’s song text to teach lit­er­ary Yid­dish and Yid­dish orthography. 

Pedagogy

Games for Small Groups

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

Pedagogy

Call for Contributions to Pedagogy Special Sections: Songs and Syllabi

In gevebs ped­a­gogy sec­tion puts out two new calls for teach­ing mate­ri­als: songs and syllabi. 

Pedagogy

Yidish in ale lender! Harvard’s Campaign for Yiddish

Attract­ing stu­dents to Yid­dish lan­guage cours­es is often a chal­lenge; here’s an exam­ple of one teacher’s Yid­dish ad campaign. 

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: The Great Weinreich Debate

The sec­ond install­ment of our ped­a­gogy forum, pre­sent­ing the opin­ions and expe­ri­ences of Yid­dish lan­guage teach­ers on the ques­tion of using the text­book Col­lege Yiddish. 

Pedagogy

Teaching Yiddish Through Performance

After-school enrich­ment class­es for chil­dren can be dead­ly to teach. Cre­ative per­for­mance is one way to keep stu­dents engaged and learning. 

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: Which Textbook to Use?

In an effort to pool the wis­dom and ques­tions acquired from our work in the class­room, In geveb reg­u­lar­ly polls Yid­dish lan­guage instruc­tors on top­ics relat­ed to Yid­dish ped­a­gogy. In this install­ment: what text­book do you use with begin­ning students? 

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