The Harbor, featuring Mike Smith and guests, facilitates the teaching of character development in classrooms by showcasing tangible life lessons through a school year's worth of episodes with rich, raw and engaging video content. Designed for the classroom, Renaissance members have access to a downloadable critical thinking discussion guide to foster student-led discussions for each episode
All six seasons and 160 episodes are listed below, with most recent episodes at the top. Use the "Browse by Keyword" link below to see topics covered and filter episodes by topic.
All Harbor episodes are copyright Jostens 2015-2020.
EPISODE 14: EMPOWERMENT
Ann Bancroft dreamed about crossing Antarctica when she was 10 years old, but it took her many years of hard work and preparation before she actualized her dream at age 47. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike speaks with Ann about how empowerment can be viewed as a process in which we get stronger, one step at a time.
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Confidence can be described as making the most of momentum, allowing small victories to build on one another, and then leaning into your moments of success so you can share that confidence with others.
Mike talks to blogger and author Alexa Glazer about how she made the decision to stop wishing and talking about her dream, and what it took for her to start doing it.
We’ve all had experiences with bullying. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike and students from across the country recount how bullying has affected…