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 25: Dreaming Differently
There’s a sense of safety and comfort in looking and acting the same way as everyone else, but if we’re to figure out who we actually are, we need to think and dream differently. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike encourages us to celebrate what makes us different by embracing who we are, cultivating our creativity, and learning to use our unique skills and talents to achieve greatness.
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