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 Yiddish Through Song

Jessica Kirzane

Pedagogy

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2019

Miranda Cooper

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

The Editors

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

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

Rebecca Margolis

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

Jessica Kirzane

Instructors share their thoughts on teaching with Sholem Aleichem.

Pedagogy

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

Jordan Finkin

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

Pedagogy

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

Jessica Kirzane

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

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