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 25: Getting Unstuck

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Many of us feel stuck in a lot of ways — like we don’t know how to move forward. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, guest Stacy Orsborn shares how having discipline, a growth mindset, and a philosophy of “growing better together” can all serve as a means of getting unstuck.

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Season 6
EPISODE 02: How To Ask

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike suggests asking others for help in a way that shows them how much you respect their time and their contributions, and emphasizes how important it is to offer something before you ask for something.

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Season 4
EPISODE 18: WYN WILEY

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Many young people fall victim to comparing their abilities to that of professionals and become frustrated. It takes time and hard work […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 01: HOW TO START

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Some students know what they want to do and where they want to go, but they just don’t know how to start. […]

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