120 High St, New Haven, CT 06511-6644
Orit Yeret is a new faculty member teaching Modern Hebrew. Born and raised in Israel, she received her M.A. in Comparative Literature & Creative Writing from the University of Haifa. Following that she became certified to teach Hebrew as a second language (Hebrew College, Boston) and taught at Bard College, NY and at Vanderbilt University, TN. Yeret also serves as a committee member for the SAT subject test in Modern Hebrew, appointed by the College Board.
A key component of Orit’s work is utilizing digital tools for language teaching. She does so by designing tasks that use online games, applications, class blogs, animated clips and much more. Her engagement with the various tools is always in an effort to enhance learning and develop a modern approach towards second language acquisition.
As a teacher and a writer Orit finds a profound interest in the never-ending flow of the Hebrew language. She integrates different teaching techniques, which in turn encourage individual thought and a thirst for knowledge. She finds great satisfaction in creating, and shares her love for the arts with her students.