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Course curriculum

  • 1

    CHAPTER 1.0 - INTRODUCTION TO THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC TRAINING

    • DRUMS ALIVE FOR EDUCATORS IS DRUMTASTIC!

      FREE PREVIEW
    • DRUMTASTIC ONLINE TRAINING OVERVIEW

    • A WELCOME MESSAGE FROM CARRIE EKINS, DRUMS ALIVE CEO, FOUNDER, AND CREATOR

    • WHAT IS DRUMTASTIC?

    • STUDENTS ARE DRUMMING THEIR WAY TO BETTER FOCUS AND BETTER GRADES

    • AN OVERVIEW OF DRUMS ALIVE

  • 2

    CHAPTER 2.0 - THE RESEARCH BEHIND DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC

    • DRUMS ALIVE IS RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED

    • DRUMS ALIVE & THE DRUMBEAT RESEARCH PROGRAM

    • DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC AND TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY

    • RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

    • DRUMS ALIVE / DRUMTASTIC RESEARCH PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 3

    CHAPTER 3.0 - WHAT YOU HAVE IN YOUR DRUMTASTIC CURRICULUM KIT

    • YOUR ACCESS MAY VARY

    • HOW TO NAVIGATE THE DRUMTASTIC CURRICULUM KIT ONLINE RESOURCES

    • DRUMS ALIVE MUSIC

    • THE DRUMTASTIC CURRICULUM KIT RESOURCES

    • THE DRUMTASTIC MANUAL

    • THE DRUMTASTIC RESOURCE MATERIALS

    • DRUMTASTIC ACTIVITY CARDS

    • DRUMTASTIC DRUMMING CARDS

  • 4

    CHAPTER 4.0 - HOW TO LAUNCH AND TEACH THE DRUMTASTIC PROGRAM

    • HOW TO LAUNCH AND TEACH THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC PROGRAM

    • TEACHER TIPS—HOW TO LAUNCH AND TEACH THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC PROGRAM

    • LAYING OUT YOUR FIRST DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC CLASS DESIGN

    • PROPER PLANNING IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS

    • BE PREPARED, BE PASSIONATE, KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE

    • HOW TO LAUNCH AND TEACH THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC PROGRAM PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 5

    CHAPTER 5.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC CLASS DESIGNS

    • SAMPLE CLASS DESIGNS

    • SAMPLE CLASS DESIGN FOR Grades K-5 (40 minutes)

    • SAMPLE CLASS DESIGN FOR Grades 6-8 (40 minutes)

    • SAMPLE CLASS DESIGN FOR Grades 9-12 (40 minutes)

    • DRUMTASTIC CLASS DESIGNS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 6

    CHAPTER 6.0 - HOW TO USE THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC LESSON PLANS

    • HOW TO USE THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC LESSON PLANS - PDF

    • HOW TO USE THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC TEACHER CUE CARDS (TCC) - PDF

    • HOW TO USE THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC LEARN THE MOVES (LTM) CARDS - PDF

    • HOW TO READ THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC CHOROEGRAPHY SHORT CUTS - PDF

    • DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC DOWNLOADS

    • TEACHING STRATEGIES - GENERAL AND SPECIFIC TO DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC AND ESPECIALLY INCLUSION

    • TEACHING DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC INCLUSION STRATEGIES

  • 7

    CHAPTER 7.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC EQUIPMENT AND SAFETY

    • DRUMS ALIVE SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS

    • APPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT FOR THE DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC PROGRAM

    • FREE SHIPPING FOR DRUMS ALIVE EQUIPMENT FROM WEST MUSIC

  • 8

    CHAPTER 8.0 - DRUMS ALIVE FOUNDATIONAL CONCEPTS

    • FOUNDATIONAL CONCEPTS OF THE DRUMS ALIVE PROGRAM: COGNITION, DRUMMING, MOVEMENT, MUSIC, AND RHYTHM

    • QUIET AND READY POSITIONS

    • DRUMMING TECHNIQUES USED IN DRUMS ALIVE PROGRAMS: RHYTHMICAL AND POWER DRUMMING

    • A HANDY REFERENCE CHART OF SOME OF THE MOST COMMONLY USED DRUMS ALIVE BASIC DRUMMING SKILLS

    • DRUMS ALIVE® BASIC DRUMMING SKILLS, DRUMMING WITH RHYTHMICAL SKILLS, & DRUMMING WITH LOCOMOTOR SKILLS VIDEOS

    • DRUMSTICK ALTERNATIVE - BOOMWHACKERS

    • LOCOMOTOR AND NON-LOCOMOTOR SKILLS USED IN THE DRUMS ALIVE® DRUMTASTIC PROGRAM

    • WHY MUSIC IS IMPORTANT

    • MUSIC, MOVEMENT, AND RHYTHM

    • PROPERTIES OF MUSIC

  • 9

    CHAPTER 9.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC INTRODUCTION LESSONS

    • UNIT INTRODUCTION - DRUMTASTIC INTRODUCTION LESSONS (Lessons for introducing the DRUMTASTIC program to your students)

    • TEACHER TIPS FOR TEACHING THE DRUMTASTIC INTRODUCTION LESSONS

    • DRUMTASTIC Introduction Lesson - Introducing Formations LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Introduction Lesson - Introducing Formations VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Introduction Lesson - Introducing Formations SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • DRUMTASTIC Introduction Lesson - Drumming and Locomotor Skills No. 2- One Drum - LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Introduction Lesson - Drumming and Locomotor Skills No. 2- One Drum - VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Introduction Lesson - Drumming and Locomotor Skills No. 2- One Drum - SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • INTRODUCTION LESSONS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 10

    CHAPTER 10.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC RUMBLE LESSONS

    • UNIT INTRODUCTION - RUMBLE LESSONS (Lessons designed to get the students activated, energized, and ready to move)

    • TEACHER TIPS—FOR TEACHING THE DRUMTASTIC RUMBLE LESSONS

    • DRUMTASTIC Rumble Lesson - Bounce, Meet & Roll LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Rumble Lesson - Bounce, Meet & Roll VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Rumble Lesson - Bounce, Meet & Roll SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • RUMBLE LESSON PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 11

    CHAPTER 11.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC BALANCE & PROPRIOCEPTION LESSONS

    • UNIT INTRODUCTION - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC BALANCE & PROPRIOCEPTION LESSONS

    • TEACHER TIPS - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC BALANCE & PROPRIOCEPTION LESSONS

    • DRUMTASTIC Balance & Proprioception Lesson - Balance the Beat LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Balance & Proprioception Lesson - Balance the Beat TEACHER CUE CARD

    • DRUMTASTIC Balance & Proprioception Lesson - Balance the Beat VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Balance & Proprioception Lesson - Balance the Beat SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • BALANCE & PROPROCEPTION LESSON PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 12

    CHAPTER 12.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC EASY & INTERMEDIATE CHOREOGRAPHY LESSONS

    • UNIT INTRODUCTION - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC CHOREOGRAPHY LESSONS

    • TEACHER TIPS - CHOREOGRAPHY LESSONS

    • DRUMTASTIC Easy Beats Choreography Lesson - Let the Sunshine In LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Easy Beats Choreography Lesson - Let the Sunshine In TEACHER CUE CARD

    • DRUMTASTIC Easy Beats Choreography Lesson - Let the Sunshine In INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Easy Beats Choreography Lesson - Let the Sunshine In DEMONSTRATION VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Easy Beats Choreography Lesson - Let the Sunshine In SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • CHOREOGRAPHY LESSONS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

    • DRUMTASTIC Intermediate Beats Choreography Lesson - Wipe Out No.1 LESSON PLAN (Focus is on LEARNING THE MOVES)

    • DRUMTASTIC Intermediate Beats Choreography Lesson - Wipe Out No.1 LEARN THE MOVES CARD

    • DRUMTASTIC Intermediate Beats Choreography Lesson - Wipe Out No.1 VIDEO (LEARN THE MOVES with no music and with no drummer)

    • DRUMTASTIC Intermediate Beats Choreography Lesson - Wipe Out No.1 VIDEO (LEARN THE MOVES with no music and with a drummer)

    • DRUMTASTIC Intermediate Beats Choreography Lesson - Wipe Out No.1 SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • DRUMTASTIC Intermediate Beats Choreography Lesson - Wipe Out No.2 LESSON PLAN (Now that you've learned the movements, add some ADVANCED CHALLENGES!)

    • DRUMTASTIC Intermediate Beats Choreography Lesson - Wipe Out No.2 TEACHER CUE CARD

    • DRUMTASTIC Intermediate Beats Choreography Lesson - Wipe Out No.2 SUPPORTING RESOURCES

  • 13

    CHAPTER 13.0 - BUILDING CHOREOGRAPHY

    • 32-COUNT PHRASES HELP YOU CREATE CHOREOGRAPHY THAT MAKES MOVEMENT FLOW AND MAKES IT EASIER FOR STUDENTS TO FOLLOW

    • HOW TO CREATE A 32-COUNT CHOREOGRAPHY

    • HOW TO CREATE 32-COUNT CHOREOGRAPHY BLOCKS

    • A.B.C.D. CHOREOGRAPHY

    • CREATING A VERSE-CHORUS CHOREOGRAPHY

    • HOW TO CREATE A VERSE-CHORUS CHOREOGRAPHY

    • RHYTHMICAL INTERPRETATION

    • BUILDING A CHOREOGRAPHY PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 14

    CHAPTER 14.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC INTERVAL FITNESS LESSONS

    • UNIT INTRODUCTION - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC INTERVAL FITNESS LESSON PLANS

    • TEACHER TIPS - INTERVAL FITNESS LESSONS

    • TARGET HEART RATE TRAINING ZONE

    • DRUMTASTIC Interval Fitness #1 LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Interval Fitness #1 - Cardio Interval #1 / FitClixx - ZIGGY ZAGGY TEACHER CUE CARD

    • DRUMTASTIC Interval Fitness #1 - Strength Interval #1 / FitClixx - CLICK & TWIST TEACHER CUE CARD

    • DRUMTASTIC Interval Fitness #1 INTRODUCTION / INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Interval Fitness #1 VIDEO WITH MUSIC

    • DRUMTASTIC Interval Fitness #1 SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • INTERVAL LESSONS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 15

    CHAPTER 15.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC "BRAIN BEATS" LESSONS

    • UNIT INTRODUCTION - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC BRAIN BEATS LESSONS

    • TEACHER TIPS - BRAIN BEATS LESSONS

    • THE MIRACLE OF THE HUMAN BRAIN

    • DRUMTASTIC Brain Beats Lesson - Create a Shape LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Brain Beats Lesson - Create a Shape VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Brain Beats Lesson - Create a Shape SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVITY

    • WAYS TO INCREASE CREATIVITY

    • BRAIN BEATS LESSONS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 16

    CHAPTER 16.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC MUSIC, RHYTHM & DRUMMING LESSONS

    • UNIT INTRODUCTION - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC MUSIC, RHYTHM & DRUMMING LESSONS

    • TEACHER TIPS — MUSIC, RHYTHM & DRUMMING LESSONS

    • DRUMTASTIC Music, Rhythm, & Drumming Lesson - Hand Clapping Games LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Music, Rhythm, & Drumming Lesson - Hand Clapping Games TEACHER CUE CARD

    • DRUMTASTIC Music, Rhythm, & Drumming Lesson - Hand Clapping Games SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • DRUMTASTIC Music, Rhythm, & Drumming Lesson - Hand Clapping Games - "SEVENS" INTRODUCTION VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Music, Rhythm, & Drumming Lesson - Hand Clapping Games "SEVENS" PERFORMANCE VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Music, Rhythm, & Drumming Lesson - Hand Clapping Games "BIM-BAM" HAND CLAPPING VERSION VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Music, Rhythm, & Drumming Lesson - Hand Clapping Games "BIM-BAM" DRUMMING VERSION

    • MUSIC, RHYTHM & DRUMMING LESSONS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 17

    CHAPTER 17.0 - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC COOL DOWN & RELAXATION LESSONS

    • UNIT INTRODUCTION - DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC COOL DOWN & RELAX LESSONS

    • TEACHER TIPS - COOL DOWN & RELAXATION LESSONS

    • DRUMTASTIC Cool Down and Relax Lesson - Reach Past It LESSON PLAN

    • DRUMTASTIC Cool Down and Relax Lesson - Reach Past It VIDEO

    • DRUMTASTIC Cool Down and Relax Lesson - Reach Past It SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    • COOL DOWN & RELAX LESSONS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 18

    DRUMS ALIVE DRUMTASTIC FINAL PRACTICAL EXAM

    • FINAL PRACTICAL EXAM INSTRUCTIONS

    • FINAL PRACTICAL EXAM

  • 19

    SURVEY

    • Final Survey

    • Final Survey

  • 20

    THANK YOU AND CONGRATULATIONS!

    • CONGRATULATIONS on Completing the Drums Alive DRUMTASTIC Online Course! What Now?