SoundOut Books

Books

SoundOut offers several research-driven, practice-proven publications. They include guides, a curriculum, research reports and other tools for anyone who wants to learn more about Meaningful Student Involvement, student voice or student engagement. Learn more below, or for assistance contact us.


SoundOut Student Voice Curriculum

SoundOut Student Voice Curriculum: Teaching Students to Change Schools

(378 pgs, 2012, $99.95) A collection of twenty-seven lesson plans, a facilitator’s guide, a student handbook and an evaluation guide designed to teach high school students about how they can become partners in changing schools. Order

 


SoundOut Student Voice Series by Adam Fletcher

SoundOut Student Voice Series

(11 Volumes, 2016, $159.39) An introduction to the theory of Meaningful Student Involvement by expert practitioner Adam Fletcher, founder of SoundOut. The books in this series define terms and share mental models; detail benefits; share how to plan action; detail what action looks like; identify learning opportunities; explore how to teach students about school; examine potential barriers and how to overcome them; address assessment; and detail the ultimate outcomes of Meaningful Student Involvement.

 


The Guide to Student Voice by Adam Fletcher

The Guide to Student Voice

(66 pgs, 2014, $24.95) With a professional, easy-to-read layout, this short book is packed with useful tips, powerful activities, and great guidance for anyone interested in student voice today! Order

 


School Boards of the Future: A Guide to Students as Education Policy-Makers

School Boards of the Future: A Guide to Students as Education Policy-Makers

(54 pages, 2014, $15.00) A manual highlighting examples, tips, promotional information and resources, as well as steps to implement student involvement. It also provides state-by-state profiles of students on school boards across the United States. Order.


The Guide to Meaningful Student Involvement (2014) by Adam Fletcher for SoundOut

The Guide to Meaningful Student Involvement

(60 pgs, 2014, FREE) Highlighting a practical framework, important considerations, and real-world examples, this Guide is all about engaging students throughout education. Recommended for anyone interested in student voice, student empowerment, student engagement, or building community in schools. Download.


Meaningful Student Involvement Resource Guide by Adam Fletcher.

Meaningful Student Involvement Resource Guide

(35 pgs, 2003, FREE) (35 pgs, 2003, FREE) This guide provides descriptions and annotations for dozens of publications, toolkits, organizations, and websites that support student voice throughout education. Download.


Stories of Meaningful Student Involvement by Adam Fletcher.

Stories of Meaningful Student Involvement

(40 pgs, 2004, FREE) A collection of examples of meaningful student involvement in action in schools. These anecdotes illustrate various approaches to engaging student voice in school by exploring the applications of engaging students throughout education in dozens of diverse schools. Download.


The Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher.

Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide

(36 pgs, 2004, FREE) This booklet can give advocates a “leg up” in their research needs by illustrating the breadth of research available about engaging student voice throughout education. This Guide highlights 14 research studies and includes a useful listing of research available.Download.


SoundOut Student Engagement Conditions Assessment Tool

SoundOut Student Engagement Conditions Assessment

(10 pgs, 2010, FREE) Elements that affect student engagement include culture, student involvement, motivation, sustainability, student readiness, adult readiness, evaluation and barriers. Each of these are covered within the tool. This tool can be used by students and adults together, or students or adults alone. Open


SoundOut Meaningful Student Involvement Idea Guide

Meaningful Student Involvement Idea Guide

(8 pgs, 2003, FREE) Focusing on practical implementation of meaningful involvement, this brief guide is for students, teachers, principals and others who want something immediate and powerful to happen. Download.


Meaningful Student Involvement Guide to Inclusive School Change by Adam Fletcher for SoundOut.

Meaningful Student Involvement Guide to Inclusive School Change

(28 pgs, 2003, FREE) Working from the assumption that students are excluded from school reform, this guide provides basic information for rebalancing that injustice. Pulling together broad research to support this need, it also shares interesting examples of how its done. Download.


Meaningful Student Involvement Guide to Students as Partners in School Change by Adam Fletcher

Meaningful Student Involvement Guide to Students as Partners in School Change 

(28 pgs, 2005, FREE) Highlighting a practical framework, important considerations, and real-world examples, this Guide is all about engaging students throughout education. Recommended for anyone interested in student voice, student empowerment, student engagement, or building community in schools. Download.


Meaningful Student Involvement Toolbox

(17 pages, 2015, FREE) Packed with research, resources and examples of student/adult partnerships throughout education. Research-driven, practical approaches to transforming schools are featured throughout. Open


Student Voice Toolbox

(14 pages, 2015, FREE) Complete with examples and tools for practical, purposeful action throughout classrooms and schools. This toolbox serves as a concrete study of student voice, features REAL examples of powerful action, and a lot more! Open


Student Engagement Toolbox

(21 pages, 2015, FREE) Helps readers identify, understand and explore where, how, when and why students form sustained connections throughout schools. It can also assist with planning, research, teaching and evaluating student engagement. Open


Barriers to School Transformation

(9 pages, 2015, FREE) Identifies many of the different challenges, struggles, opportunities and possibilities for things that may stop Meaningful Student Involvement, student voice, student engagement and student/adult partnerships. Includes dynamic examinations, explorations, tips, action plans and more. Open


Students on School Boards

(10 pages, 2014, FREE) An in-depth expose on roles for students in school policy-making. Highlights data from across the US showing where students are on boards, what roles they have, and much more. Open


United States Student Voice Directory 

(54 pages, 2015, FREE) A collection of tools from across the U.S. Featuring research, organizations, individuals and other info, these tools come from across the entire nation. Open


Canadian Student Voice Directory

(21 pages, 2015, FREE) A collection of examples, research, organizations and individuals from across Canada. Information here includes websites, books, papers and more. Open


SoundOut Lesson Plans for Student Adult Partnerships 

A FREE collection of outlines for teachers, students, community partners and other people who want to facilitate Meaningful Student Involvement. Includes 25+ workshop topics related to communication, project planning and more. Open


Student Voice and Bullying

(10 pgs, 2012, FREE)


Meaningful Student Involvement Planning Guide

Meaningful Student Involvement Planning Guide

(15 pgs, 2010, FREE)


Meaningful Student Involvement Deep Assessment

(25 pgs, 2013, FREE)

 

 

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