Character Development. One Episode at a time.

HARBOR EPISODES

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.

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Season 6

EPISODE 18: TECHNOLOGY

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Today’s media pundits thrive on stoking fear around where our culture is headed, and particularly, about the role that technology will play in our future. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, guest Pascal Finette encourages us to transition into a more non-linear and exponential way of thinking; to consider how technology could actually be our most powerful tool for solving the world’s problems.

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Season 6
EPISODE 08: POSITIVITY & SOCIAL MEDIA

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – We all have control over the tone of our posts and what shows up in our social media feeds, and this episode describes positive ways we can utilize social media to help avoid drama and celebrate all the great things that people are doing.

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Season 5
EPISODE 22: Distracted

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Having computers in our pockets can connect us to the world in unprecedented ways, but it can also leave us in a […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 4: DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Social media has changed the way we look at the world and has done incredibly positive things, but we all know social […]

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