“Pedagogy”

Pedagogy

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

Sunny Yudkoff

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

Teaching Yiddish in the Digital Age

Paula Teitelbaum

The fourth in a series of reflections on Yiddish pedagogy in the digital age. Here, Paula Teitlebaum discusses the way that digital technology has shaped her teaching.

Pedagogy

Online Yiddish Classes at the Workmen's Circle

Kolya Borodulin

The second in a series of reflections on Yiddish pedagogy in the digital age. Here, Nikolai Borodulin reflects on the challenges and rewards of teaching Yiddish courses online.

Pedagogy

The Digital Yiddish Classroom: Reflections on Teaching Yiddish in the Digital Age

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

The first in a series of reflections on Yiddish pedagogy in the digital age.

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: Yiddish in Holocaust Education

The Editors

Do you teach courses related to the Holocaust? What role does Yiddish have in those courses? Let us know in this survey.

Pedagogy

Yiddish in ale lender! Yiddish Summer Programs Roundup 2017

Jessica Kirzane

A short description of the many Yiddish language and culture summer programs on offer for 2017.

Blog

On My Own in Omaha: On Learning Yiddish Solo

Max Sparber

The challenges and rewards of learning Yiddish on your own.

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide for Dik's "Slavery or Serfdom" (trans. Rosenblatt)

Jessica Kirzane

The first in a series of teaching guides, this one for Eli Rosenblatt’s translation of Isaac Meir Dik’s introduction to his 1868 adaptation of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852).

Pedagogy

Invitation to Participate: How Do You Teach With Translated Texts from Yiddish?

The Editors

Do you teach using translated texts from Yiddish sources? Tell us about it.

Pedagogy

לויט די לערערס | Teachers Weigh In: The First Day of Class

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Yiddish language instructors share their plans for the first day of class.

Pedagogy

לויט די לייענערס | Readers Respond: LGBTQ Vocabulary

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Readers weigh in on "How Do You Say 'Parents' in Yiddish?," offering their own vocabulary suggestion and asking further important questions.

Pedagogy

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

Sarah Ponichtera

An activity designed to teach archival skills.

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

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

The Jew Box: An Interview with Eddy Portnoy

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

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

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

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

Teaching Morris Rosenfeld’s “Mayn rue plats”

Madeleine Cohen

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

Pedagogy

Games for Small Groups

Jessica Kirzane

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

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.