“beginning students”

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

Yiddish in Berlin/Berlin in Yiddish

Ekaterina Kuznetsova

Ekaterina Kuznetsova reflects on the first-ever Yiddish summer program to take place in the German capital (August 14 - September 1st 2017)
Pedagogy

Tam – Tastes of Yiddish Culture for Kids & Teens

Judy Kunofsky

KlezCalifornia, founded in 2003, and located in the San Francisco Bay Area, developed an initiative to bring materials about Yiddish culture to Jewish youth in religious schools and day schools.

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

Lernen yidish far sholem: Teaching Yiddish in a Secular Jewish School

Erin Faigin

Erin Faigin discusses the role of Yiddish language instruction in the curriculum of the Sholem Community, a supplemental secular Jewish school in Marina Del Ray, California.

Pedagogy

Who am I and Why am I Here? A Note from the Pedagogy Editor

Jessica Kirzane

A note from the new Pedagogy Editor about our plans for the Pedagogy section of In geveb for the coming year.

Pedagogy

Games for Small Groups

Jessica Kirzane

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

Pedagogy

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

Madeleine Cohen

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

Hannah Pollin-Galay

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?

Madeleine Cohen

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?