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Whittier Daily News - Teaching democracy via diplomacy
Sterling Schubert, a Schurr High School social studies teacher who participated in the project, said although teenagers across the globe are very similar, teachers in other cultures have to deal with different issues.
"In Russia, they have quite a cultural clash between the students and teachers," Schubert
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Teacher Sterling Schubert, top left, hands out forms to fill out to students on June 8, 2005, the last day of the Montebello Town Center's We Care For Youth Job Training Program held at the mall.
...Sterling Schubert, a Schurr High School social studies and business teacher, has taught the mall's job-training class for the last four years.
Just before sending several students out for their interviews, Schubert
advised the students to take time to gather their thoughts and rehearse answers to possible questions.
"It's OK to be nervous it's not a big deal,' he
said."Especially when you're looking for your first job.'
As thousands of area teenagers leave the classroom behind this month and begin looking for their first part-time jobs, Schubert
said this program practically prepares students for the work force.
In addition to educating students about how the retail world works and how workers are affected by various workplace laws, a significant part of those preparations involve clearing away many of the students' misconceptions.
"The stuff that we take for granted is just completely alien to them,' said Schubert
, noting that the class includes a wide range of students.
Many plan to attend major universities.But others, including teen mothers, special education students, those failing regular high school classes and those in the English as a second language program might not have that opportunity.
"They don't realize how important it is to fill out an application neatly and completely,' Schubert
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But is there a price, wonders Sterling Schubert, a high school teacher in Montebello, Calif., who says he doesn't want to settle.
SGVTribune.com - Future workers get leg up
Organized and funded by the Montebello Town Center, the program targets a variety of students, including Advanced Placement students, English learners and some special education students, said class moderator and Schurr High School social studies teacher Sterling Schubert.
Any student from the district's high schools can apply for the free program through their school's career center, Schubert
During the evening classes that take place in the Town Center mall, students participate in active exercises that simulate real-world situations, Schubert
One such activity are mock interviews with real store owners or managers.
"Sometimes \ will use them as actual interviews," Schubert
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Sterling SchubertSchurr High SchoolSterling served as chairperson for a major accreditation project,
making presentations to faculty and parent groups.He