Character Development. One Episode at a time.


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.

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Season 3


Social media has changed the way we look at the world and has done incredibly positive things, but we all know social media can also take a turn for the worse. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike gives us five questions to ask ourselves before we post on social media and reminds everyone to Pause Before You Post™ to be sure that you’re being a positive digital citizen.

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Season 2

Educator Matt Soeth, co-creator of #icanhelp, gives tips on how to take control of social media and turn it into a positive environment.

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