World Music Drumming has become the music curriculum of choice in thousands of classrooms (grades 3-12), recreation centers, churches and adult offerings. World Music Drumming is an active approach to music making that invites students to explore, sing, play, create, move, feel, listen and understand, which covers all of the National Music Standards. This step-by-step approach to learning percussion technique and rhythmic patterns in the general music class is practical, easy to teach and incredibly motivational! You and your students will learn drumming techniques, sing great songs with accompaniments and movement, absorb African and Latin American cultural traditions, and discover how music can be the perfect vehicle for teaching team building, respect and other life skills. The teacher's edition provides complete lesson plans, including goals and objectives, teaching process, review material, and more. The reproducible book offers maps, cultural information, vocabulary practice, assessment exercises, and songs. The DVD goes right into the classroom to show how to teach the lessons, providing an opportunity for the teacher to practice with the instruments and ensembles.