The End of the Rainbow: How Educating for Happiness (Not Money) Would Transform Our Schools

The End of the Rainbow: How Educating for Happiness (Not Money) Would Transform Our Schools


Amid the hype of Race to the pinnacle, on-line experiments resembling Khan Academy, and bestselling books like The Sandbox Investment, we appear to have drawn a line that leads from nursery college alongside a basically monetary path, with cash because the ultimate cease. yet what cost will we all pay for the singular specialise in salary because the final result of schooling? Susan Engel, a number one psychologist and educator, argues that this financial framework has had a profound impression not just at the method we predict approximately schooling but in addition on what occurs within college buildings.

The finish of the Rainbow asks what may take place if we replaced the implicit aim of schooling and imagines how various things will be if we made happiness, instead of funds, the commencement prize. during this “gem of a ebook” (Deborah Meier), Engel deals a desirable substitute view of what schooling may develop into: instructing youngsters to learn books for excitement and self-expansion and inspiring collaboration. All of those new talents, she argues, wouldn't in simple terms domesticate destiny good fortune on the earth of labor yet may additionally make society as an entire a happier place.

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