GA 157 | Using Brain Science to Understand TWI with Roger Bilas

This week’s episode is a live talk by Roger Bilas, which he gave at this year’s TWI Summit in San Diego, California. Roger explained why the three main components of TWI are done the way they are, specifically from a brain science perspective. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Roger’s test (4:09)
  • How Roger came to learn about JI (5:22)
  • About experiential learning (7:18)
  • How Roger made it better (8:57)
  • Who has the biggest impact in the training process (9:11)
  • The reason the 5-day approach works (10:39)
  • Why spacing out repetition is so important (12:44)
  • What “forgetting to remember” means (14:15)
  • About block scheduling (15:10)
  • Six rules to improve learning (16:15)
  • How to strengthen these mechanisms (18:18)

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3 Comments

  1. Jeroen de Groot

    April 7, 2017 - 3:15 pm

    Dear Ron,
    Excellent podcast, thanks! Roger mentions a book titled Helping learners learn. I am interested in that book, but can’t seem to find it. Do you have information on that book?
    Kind regards,
    Jeroen

  2. Jeroen de Groot

    April 8, 2017 - 3:10 am

    Hi Ron, I have found the book, the title actually is “Improving Student Learning”.
    Kind regards,
    Jeroen

  3. Ron Pereira

    April 9, 2017 - 4:13 pm

    Glad you found it, Jeroen. Let me know what you think of it. And thanks for listening to the show!