Review: The Roles of Youth in Society; A Reconceptualization

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Review of “The roles of youth in society: A reconceptualization” By R. Kurth-Schai. Published in 1988 in The Educational Forum 52(2) pp 113-133. The Roles of Youth is a uniquely succinct, powerful and poignant offering to the student voice field. Kurth-Schai offers an […]

Review: Look Who’s Talking Now; Student Views of Restructuring Schools

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Review of Look Who’s Talking Now: Student Views of Restructuring Schools. By J. Kushman & J. Shanessey. Published in 1997 in Portland, OR by Northwest Regional Educational Lab. Look Who’s Talking Now is the story of a collaborative project that included researchers, […]

Review: Putting Students at the Centre in Education Reform

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. “Putting students at the centre in education reform” By B. Levin. Published in 1999 in International Journal of Educational Change. Putting Students argues that in order for school reform to be effective, students need to participate in the school improvement process. A […]

Review: “Listening To Urban Kids: School Reform And The Teachers They Want”

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Review of “Listening To Urban Kids: School Reform And The Teachers They Want” by B. Wilson & HD Corbett. Published in 2001 by State University of New York Press in Albany, New York. Listening to Urban Kids provides a broad account of […]

Articles by SoundOut

Following are articles written for SoundOut about a variety of topics related to Meaningful Student Involvement. These publications cover student voice, student engagement, student/adult partnerships and more. Articles on Meaningful Student Involvement Intro to Meaningful Student Involvement Making Student Involvement Meaningful Understanding Meaningfulness Tips on Action for Meaningful Student Involvement Spheres of Meaningful Student Involvement […]