Pedagogy

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

Pedagogy

Games for Small Groups

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

Pedagogy

The Yiddish Radio Project: Lessons from the Intermediate Yiddish Language Classroom

The third in a series of reflec­tions on Yid­dish ped­a­gogy in the dig­i­tal age. Here, Sun­ny Yud­koff dis­cuss­es her use of radio broad­casts in her Yid­dish courses. 

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: Teaching Intermediate Yiddish

Call­ing all teach­ers of Inter­me­di­ate Yid­dish! Par­tic­i­pate in our ped­a­gogy poll.

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: Intermediate Yiddish

Yid­dish lan­guage instruc­tors share their thoughts about teach­ing Inter­me­di­ate Yiddish. 

Pedagogy

The Comet at the End of the World: An Online, Immersive, Conversational Lesson Plan about “Current Events” Using Digitized Yiddish Press Materials

Ri Turn­er shares the mate­ri­als from a ses­sion for inter­me­di­ate stu­dents over Zoon on astron­o­my reportage in the Yid­dish press, which can serve as an exam­ple of how to iden­ti­fy dig­i­tized his­tor­i­cal Yid­dish mate­ri­als around a par­tic­u­lar theme, repack­age them in a for­mat that is acces­si­ble to inter­me­di­ate stu­dents, and use them in an online teach­ing con­text to gen­er­ate a con­ver­sa­tion that is both his­tor­i­cal­ly root­ed and con­tem­porar­i­ly relevant.

Pedagogy

Yiddish Learning by New Learners: Two Zines and Two Games Student Projects from the Steiner Program’s Intermediate Class

Exam­ples of project-based learn­ing in the inter­me­di­ate Yid­dish class­room, from the fab­u­lous stu­dents of Rivke Mar­golis’s Inter­me­di­ate Yid­dish Class at the Stein­er Pro­gram of the Yid­dish Book Cen­ter, sum­mer 2023.

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