Tough Teachers Get ResultsClaremont University researchers observed 31 excellent teachers (based on student test scores) and found those who were strict were the most effective.
Stigall Show Log 9.9.13Chris continues to cover the lead up to the congressional vote on military intervention in Syria, including Charlie Rose's interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup and Phillies Broadcaster Larry Andersen.
The $4 Million TeacherSouth Korea’s kids rank number 2 in the world in reading. An article in <em>The Wall Street Journal</em> explains the hagwon system of after-hours classes which 3 out of 4 kids attend.
Stigall Show Log 8.6.13Chris discusses the shooting in Saylorsburg, PA, last night's debate between Democratic senate candidates in New Jersey, and the latest details on Benghazi. He talks Republican senate candidate in New Jersey, Steve Lonegan, Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery, and former Phillies pitcher, Ricky Bottalico.
Computer Game Good For The Aging BrainAs we get older, brain function declines. But a recently funded government study found that playing a computer game can slow and even reverse those declines.
WSJ Writer Says Phillies Facing 'Day Of Reckoning'A Wall Street Journal writer says that once the Phillies window closes, it could stay that way for a while.
Stigall Show Log 2.21.13Chris explains why the sequester cuts will not have the negative impact the President insists and discusses them with Senator Pat Toomey. He also talks to Republican communication and digital strategist Ian Spencer about combatting the Democrats significant online edge, and preview's the OSCAR Awards with Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell.
The Lost Art Of HandwritingClearly handwriting is less important than ever. A British survey recently found that the average time that an adult last wrote anything at all by hand was 41 days. One in 3 hadn’t written anything for at least six months.
How The Internet Saved The NovelDespite the proliferation of ebooks and 'digital snacking', the number of novels now being printed is at an all-time high.
Stigall Show Log 11.2.12Chris details Mitt Romney's visit to Bucks County this weekend, the continuing aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and the indictment of former Penn State President, Graham Spanier. He talks to Steve Gates, from the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3's Beasley Reece to preview the Eagles Monday night game in New Orleans, and Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal.
Stigall Show Log 10.30.12Chris covers every angle of the aftermath from Hurricane Sandy. He talks to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and reviews the steps he and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took to keep people safe and restore services. He also talks to CBS 3's Jenn Bernstein and Walt Hunter in Atlantic City.
Stigall Show Log 10.29.12Chris keeps you up to date with the forecast changes in advance of Hurricane Sandy. He talks to Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss yesterday, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup, and New Jersey Republican Senate Candidate Joe Kyrillos.
Perils Of Texting While ParentingWhile child injuries had been declining since the 1970’s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted a 12% rise in non-fatal injuries of kids under five since 2007. Could technology be to blame?
Getting Into A Good MBA ProgramApplications to business schools are declining but it isn’t any easier getting into a top school. Here are a few suggestions that might help.
Stigall Show Log 10.15.12Chris reviews the weekend coverage of last week's vice-presidential debate. He talks to Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss to the Lions, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup, Don Adams from the Independence Hall Tea Party Association, Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity, Rob Johnson from Xfinity Live, and Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal.