Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

Yidish in ale lender! Harvard’s Campaign for Yiddish

Saul Noam Zaritt

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

Pedagogy

Call for Contributions to Pedagogy Special Sections: Songs and Syllabi

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

Pedagogy

Games for Small Groups

Jessica Kirzane

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

Pedagogy

Teaching Morris Rosenfeld’s “Mayn rue plats”

Madeleine Cohen

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

Pedagogy

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

A short description of the many Yiddish language and culture summer programs on offer.

Pedagogy

In geveb in the Classroom: Getting to Know the Best Dressed Better

Jessica Kirzane

Yiddish teachers are always looking for good materials. Here, Jessica Kirzane demonstrates one way to use content from In geveb to structure and enhance her lessons.

Pedagogy

The Jew Box: An Interview with Eddy Portnoy

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Sarah Zarrow interviews Eddy Portnoy about Yiddish pedagogy, jokers, and braiding khale.

Pedagogy

How Do You Say "Parents" in Yiddish?

Vardit Lightstone

Vardit Lightstone shares an LGBTQ-inclusive vocabulary worksheet, along with a reflection on its creation.

Pedagogy

Notes on Teaching Yiddish Literature and Critical Theory

Anna Elena Torres

Anna Elena Torres shares her reflections about, and syllabus for, the course “Gender and the Body in Yiddish Literature.”

Pedagogy

Evaluate What You Don't Understand: Teaching Practical Skills in the Archives

Sarah Ponichtera

An activity designed to teach archival skills.

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