Best Practices Basics

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http://www.longwood.edu/staff/goetzla/span400/appendix1_2.pdf(BP's in world languages/Pittsburgh public schools)
http://www.carla.umn.edu/about/lrc/documents/LRC_brochure.pdf (lrc's as key to best practices)
http://wendybrownell.wikispaces.com/Best+Practices+WL (links to world languages' BP sites)
http://www.nclrc.org/TeachingWorldLanugages/ (NCLRC practical guide w/principles, practices, resources)
http://www.columbia.edu/~rak23/website-images/index.htm (rakorb YIVO workshop)
http://nclrc.org/essentials/index.htm (NCLRC essentials of language teaching)

Using Yiddish to Learn Yiddish:

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http://www.yiddishpop.com/ (Robot-Cartoon-Dialogs/Exercises)
http://yiddishacademy.com/teach-yourself-yiddish/ (Lesson 1: Basic words to hear/repeat)
http://yiddishfarkinder.com/ (Worksheets / reading, writing, songs)
http://www.is.vic.edu.au/teachers/learning/lote-resources.htm#yiddish (Victoria Independent School Yiddish workbook
- audio)

Planning and Providing Feedback:

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http://www.columbia.edu/~rak23/website-images/index.htm (RAKorb YIVO workshop on integrated performance assessment)
http://funnel.sfsu.edu/students.pdf (McTigue's discussion on backward design: planning instruction based on desired outcomes)
http://www.carla.umn.edu/assessment/vac/ (CARLA virtual assessment center)
http://www.actfl.org/Can-Do_Statements.pdf (ACTFL "Can-Do" self assessment guidelines - pdf download)
http://www.nclrc.org/essentials/planning/plindex.htm (NCLRC teaching essentials -- See: planning a lesson!)

Working with Authentic Materials:

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http://yugntruf.org/ (great source for Yiddish instructors)
http://yugntruf.org/yiddish-vokh/?lang=en (youth for Yiddish -- interesting site)
http://yiddish2.forward.com/archivepage/?p=3&y=2014 (radio archive -- check it out!)
http://yiddish.forward.com/ (daily world news in Yiddish)
http://www.fema.gov/yiddish (FEMA disaster announcements for Yiddish language clients seeking hurricane disaster relief)
http://israblog.nana10.co.il/noblog.htm (Sholom Berger's Yiddish blog)
http://www.allyoucanread.com/israeli-newspapers/ (Israeli newspapers online)

Learning Strategies:

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http://www.alphadictionary.com/directory/Languages/Germanic/Yiddish/ (Links to a wide assortment of Yiddish dictionaries / online)
http://www.yiddishdictionaryonline.com/ (fairly decent looking dictionary online)
http://www.verterbukh.org/ ("comprehensive" online Yiddish-English Verterbukh)
http://www.cs.uky.edu/~raphael/yiddish/dictionary.cgi (translator from Yiddish to English -- basic)
http://www.yiddishslangdictionary.com/ (Yiddish slang flashcards)
http://www.nclrc.org/sailing/index.html (NCLRC Website: "Sailing the 5Cs with Learning Strategies")

Yiddish-Resources Online Websites:

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http://www.columbia.edu/cu/german/programs/yiddish/ (Columbia University Yiddish Program)
http://www.yivoinstitute.org/ (YIVO Institute for Jewish Research)
http://www.yivo.org/max_weinreich/index (YIVO Weinrich Center online links list)
http://naomi.org/ (Foundation commemorating Naomi)
http://www.yiddishsummer.eu/451-0-Overview.html (Yiddish - mostly music - summer program in Weimar)
http://jwa.org/search/site/Yiddish%20language (Jewish women archive -- tags for "Yiddish Language"
http://www.columbia.edu/~rak23/yiddish-websites.htm (RAKorb YIVO-workshop Yiddish LInks 2007)

Materials used in today's lesson: