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 5

EPISODE 19: Identity

Often times, we base our identity upon the groups we associate with or the activities we participate in. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike encourages us to base our identity off of the experiences we have and the way we respond to challenges in our lives — not upon the expectations of others.


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Season 3

On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Danny Evans, Vice President of Marketing for Ethika, discusses peer pressure. He points out that being comfortable with yourself…

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