SoundOut Research Tools

SoundOut has developed a series of research-related articles, tools, and other information. Following is our collection. Publications Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide “Why Student Voice? A Research Summary“ “Defining Student Engagement: A Literature Review“ Examples Students as Researchers Student-Created Reports on Student Voice Adult-Created Reports on Student Voice Participatory Action Research Brain Research and Meaningful Student […]

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 […]

Student-Led Research on Schools

In communities around the world today, students are leading tremendous amounts of research focused on education. They are examining topics that are important to them, to their peers, to their schools’ populations, educators, administrators, advocates, parents and others. Their examinations are powerful, deep and substantive, providing insight into the experiences, wisdom and ideas of the […]

Feature on Michael Fielding

Michael Fielding is one of the most-recognized researchers in the field of student voice around the world. His work has deeply influenced SoundOut, informing our concept of moving from simply listening to student voice towards Meaningful Student Involvement for every student in every school all of the time. Michael Fielding was a teacher for more than two decades, […]