R.I.S.E. at Ladue High School (Member Created Video)
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: View this member created video to learn about a high school club committed to making a difference in the lives of the students they help. This video was created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School in St. Louis, MO.

Type of Video: Story*
Unique Video ID: Character-83**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • The young man in the video talks about empowering his peers. Use the video in conjunction with a class activity focused on empowerment and how peers can help each other feel empowered. As a result of watching the video and engaging in the activity, how would students define empowerment and explain why it’s important to feel empowered?
  • 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 info@educate.today. To be sure we see it, put “Making a Difference Video Submission” in the title line of the email.
  • Use the video as inspiration for a character education activity focused on students creating an organization at their school they believe is needed and would be helpful to their peers.


*Story videos employ a narrative form to highlight a topic, location, or practitioner 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.