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 5

EPISODE 12: Health & Wellness

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Young people tend to power through their classes, homework, and extracurriculars non-stop every day without ever pausing to ask themselves how they feel. Small changes to our habits around eating, sleeping, and physical activity can make a huge difference in how we feel, and cultivating these habits at a young age can lead to a much healthier life later on.

 

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Season 4
EPISODE 06: ROSS SZABO

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – In conjunction with the end of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Mike sits down with writer, speaker, author, and mental health and wellness […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 22: ERIN STANCZYK

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – On this week’s episode of The Harbor by Jostens, lifestyle coach and blogger, Erin Stanczyk, shares how three simple, daily actions can affect […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 18: S.A.V.E.

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – On this week’s installment of The Harbor by Jostens, members of the non-profit organization S.A.V.E. (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) tell us how […]

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Season 2
EPISODE 26: KEVIN PEARCE

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Former professional snowboarder Kevin Pearce shows his resilience as he recovers from a traumatic head injury.

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Season 1
EPISODE 15: JEN ARAGON

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Fitness professional Jen Aragon shares her journey toward feeling comfortable with her body and appearance, and the importance of spiritual and mental health in being able to truly love herself.

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