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.

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Season 05

EPISODE 11: Curiosity

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – We constantly urge young people to follow their passions, but many times, it can be difficult for them to find out what those passions are. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike suggests giving ourselves permission to chase after our curiosity and evaluating our experiences to help us determine what we’re most passionate about.


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Season 4

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Having goals and dreams is common, but being fully ready for your moment when the opportunity arises is not. On this episode…

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Season 3

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – On the final episode of this season of The Harbor by Jostens, we give a sneak peek into our new episode format…

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