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Based on the tenets of, “My Ideal School”, this paper will than look into what will effectively translate as, “My Ideal Classroom”. This means success in worthwhile activities and relationships which they have freely engaged in and which they pursue wholeheartedly.” (White, 2007: 26) I wholly agree with Professor John White and believe that the main purpose of the educational system should be to promote and assist in the development of well-rounded individuals who are capable of embracing the challenges of living in a modern society. In the past decade the world has experienced, what Drucker calls a “transformation”. (1999) Issues in the Study of Curriculum in the Context of Lifelong Learning. (2004) Philosophy Of Education: Aims, Theory, Common Sense and Research. Teachers TV (2006a) Wider Horizons – Four Go to Kenya [video online]. The transition from the Industrial Age to the Knowledge Age requires one to take a fresh look at the very purpose of education. In view of this transformation, I will begin this paper by looking at the implications on the Education System of the so-called Knowledge Age and the need to redefine the essential purpose, scope and process of education to suit the needs of the future generations. After establishing the need for educational reform, I will present to you my view of, “The Ideal School”. (1998) An Introduction to Philosophy of Education (3rd ed). In Part Two, Meghan Everette, Jeryl-Ann Asaro, Jeffery Galle, and Kara Vandas shared their memories. Those first two posts offered the teacher perspective.Today, five students from my classes contribute short pieces about their favorite moments, and what others might be able to learn from them.In Part One, Jen Schwanke, Amy Sandvold, Anne Jenks, and Sarah Thomas shared their top moments.You can listen to a 10-minute conversation I had with them on my BAM! You can also find a list of, and links to, previous shows here.