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Not Your Forte is a music education podcast to help students and teachers survive and thrive in music education. Hosted by Eric Tinkler a fifth-year music education student at Kansas State University and Dr. Payne, the Music Education Chair at K-State, Not Your Forte covers all aspects of music education, and has featured a multitude of guests, including Dr. Tim, Paula Crider, and more! Find us anywhere that podcasts are available and check us out on Facebook for up-to-date news and additional content.

Not Your Forte Eric Tinkler, Dr. Phillip Payne

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 21 Ratings

Not Your Forte is a music education podcast to help students and teachers survive and thrive in music education. Hosted by Eric Tinkler a fifth-year music education student at Kansas State University and Dr. Payne, the Music Education Chair at K-State, Not Your Forte covers all aspects of music education, and has featured a multitude of guests, including Dr. Tim, Paula Crider, and more! Find us anywhere that podcasts are available and check us out on Facebook for up-to-date news and additional content.

    Summer Spotlight - Steve Giddings

    Summer Spotlight - Steve Giddings

    Dr. Payne and Eric are excited to start our Summer Spotlight series, where we take a deep dive into pedagogy in various settings. Joining us this episode is Mr. Steve Giddings teaches K-6 General Music and has a comprehensive website at https://www.stevesmusicroom.com. We will discuss popular music education, modern band pedagogy, and musicking of our students.


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Season 5 Finale

    Season 5 Finale

    Join Dr. Payne and Eric as they return from their hiatus to wrap up the events of this last semester, celebrate another year done, and look forward to the future of Not Your Forte!
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    • 47 min
    Student Teaching Update #4

    Student Teaching Update #4

    Join Eric of Not Your Forte as he has wrapped up his secondary placement at Andover Central High School. We will once again be joined by Bryan Kirk and reflect on how Eric has grown as a teacher and talk about Eric’s biggest keys to having a successful student-teaching placement. Additionally, we will discuss Eric's recent job interview and how to move forward from not getting a job!




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    • 54 min
    The Interview with Chris Barber

    The Interview with Chris Barber

    Join the hosts of Not Your Forte as we continue our Jobs series and explore what you need to know to ace your interview. We will provide an in-depth discussion on what you need to do before, during, and after your Interview to help ensure you can get that job. Joining us will be Chris Barber, the director of fine arts at Owasso Public Schools in Owasso, Oklahoma, to provide their insights on what makes a successful interview.
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    • 59 min
    Student Teaching Update #3

    Student Teaching Update #3

    Join the hosts of Not Your Forte as we are over a month into Eric's student teaching experience. We will talk about the biggest lessons Eric has learned and share experiences from a panel of student teachers. Once again we are joined by a couple of...

    • 42 min
    Student Teaching Update #2 with Grace Baugher

    Student Teaching Update #2 with Grace Baugher

    Join the hosts of Not Your Forte as we take another look inside Eric’s student teaching experience and break down his experiences, what has gone well, and what hasn’t gone so well. Additionally, we are checking-in with another one of KSU’s student...

    • 56 min

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21 Ratings

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Each week this podcast provides wonderfully valuable info that i wish i had as an undergrad!

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