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 6


Many of us get caught up in the messaging we see in our culture about how we define our self-worth – some think too little of themselves and some think too much of themselves. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, host Mike Smith speaks with Dane Adams about rejecting the notion that we’re defined solely by our activities, accomplishments, and accolades; and what defining our own sense of self-worth can look like.

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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,…

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