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 6

EPISODE 27: It’s Supposed to Be Fun

When everyday pressures get to be too overwhelming, or when things don’t go as planned, it can be difficult to stay positive. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike once again reminds us that having a positive attitude is within our control, and that having fun is an important facet of life.

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Season 6
EPISODE 26: Attitude

Inevitably, there will be times during which our lives will get difficult. Sometimes there’s nothing we can do about it, but we can always control how…

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