Making a Difference – Building School Community Through Inclusion, the Story of Ladue High School Sparkle Effect
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Meet three members of Ladue High School’s Sparkle Effect chapter as they share their excitement in making a difference through an organization committed to inclusion and opportunity for all in the school community.

Type of Video: Interview*
Unique Video ID: Character-64**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video with your character education/SEL study focused on the importance of inclusion. Have students respond to the video. What did they like about what the organization did? Why do they think including all sorts of students in a club like this is important? How could they help include all sorts of people in clubs or groups they belong to?
  • Use the video as an example for a student created video that focuses on a similar topic with a student-led organization at your school. Have students create a video that showcases someone sharing their talents. Consider publishing student videos on the school’s website or in another forum and sending a video to us for possible publication as well. Just email us at To be sure we see it, put “Making a Difference Video Submission” in the title line of the email.


*Interviews feature extended conversation exploring fascinating topics with fascinating people in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.