21stCentury Skills: On-going reflection, planning and meeting our
partners’ authentic needs are key components of the MS/HS CSR
design, thus providing students with several opportunities to
learn relevant 21stcentury skills in real contexts.
Choice and Voice: As students move into higher grades, the level
of choice, voice and personal responsibility greatly increases and
the teacher’s role shifts from being a director (ES), to a facilitator
(MS) to a mentor (HS).
Figure 1 broadly shows how the CSR experience evolves from ES to HS.
This chapter explores how the MS/HS CSR program at ASB provides
students with opportunities to learn and apply 21st century skills in real
contexts. By analyzing student reflections and other artefacts, we can
infer which of the seven 21st century skills (and empathy) outlined in
ASB’s model of learning (see Figure 2) are most internalized by our
Figure 1: Highlights of ASB’s CSR program