Off-Ramp for November 21, 2009

How to fix high school drop out rates? Play video games!

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Michael Uhlenkott We bring you life on the Web.

Texting in school? Posting to Facebook for extra credit?

Executives can’t imagine meetings without a blackberry. Companies are embracing Facebook to market their goods. And still, computers are scarce in most schools and cell phones aren’t allowed.

This week CyberFrequencies talks to educator Robert Torres, who says that schools must be on the cutting edge of technology to engage students. Torres is chief research officer at Quest to Learn, a gaming middle-school opened in Manhattan this fall.

Go to to find out what's on Robert's browser!

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