According to Olasehinde et al , many schools public and private have not complied with library provisions in the National Policy on Education NPE. Kolawole , expressed displeasure that most school teachers do not know how to promote reading. For instance, the Reading Association of Nigeria, the Nigerian Book Development Council and Nigerian Library Association have been in the forefront of the struggle for the development of good reading habits of students in Nigeria.
Before you start studying, set a study session goal that supports your overall academic goal i. In addition there should be regular reading hours for students without interruption with household chores.
Factors Inhibiting the Reading Habits of Secondary School Students in Nigeria There are various factors hindering the development of good reading habits among secondary school students in Nigeria. The first step is developing positive reading habits with your child, as well as a positive attitude towards literacy in your family and in your home.
Hence, it is imperative for all stakeholders to promote the reading habits of secondary school students. Schools should organise reading competitions with attractive rewards for successful competitors, and relevant media houses should feature such programmes. Build sustained personal reading time to 90 minutes.
I and Haco-Obasi, F. Therefore, reading is cardinal to 21st century students whose mission and goal are to excel in their academic pursuit and future endeavours.
To help, I teach lessons to address good reading behaviors and explain why and how they will help the students. At the end of each reading session, students make notes about what they noticed: Igwe and Uzuegbu  acknowledged that Bring Back the Book is a right initiative for reviving the poor reading habits in Nigeria.
Retrieved September 21,from http: Consequently, the effect of the programme has not cut across the whole federation due to lack of print and electronic media that could go round which could enhance the achievement of the set objectives.
Students should be engaged in intensive and extensive reading that would illuminate their minds, sharpen their intellect and guarantee their educational success and all round development. You need to know exactly what you need to accomplish during each study session. The study recommended among others that lecturers should be advised to stop providing handouts to students but rather encourage them to use the library for research and also, the current system of assessing students should be given a second thought with respect to the formulae of assessment.
Successful students schedule specific times throughout the week when they are going to study -- and then they stick with their schedule. Introduction A good reading habit is a vital skill that students should possess. The roles of Libraries. Obviously, before you can review your notes you must first have notes to review.
I can build sustained personal reading time to 90 minutes. Edo Journal of Counseling, Vol. If she has mastered her goal, she and I set a new goal. Use an index card to track the words if you need to. The vast majority of successful students achieve their success by developing and applying effective study habits.Are Reading ranks the top 40 books read by students in grades 1–12 during the – school year: The Book-Reading Habits of Students in American Schools 20 Text complexity drops as high school reading requirements evolve.
Being exposed to these good habits will help children become stronger readers and students. The first step is developing positive reading habits with your child, as well as a positive attitude towards literacy in your family and in your home.
Reading habits determine the academic achievements of students to a great extent.
Both reading and academic achievements are interrelated and dependent on each other. The study sought to assess the reading habits among students and their effects on their academic performance.
The study was conducted in Koforidua Polytechnic situated in the Eastern Region of Ghana. A questionnaire was used for the data collection. secondary school students should be given rapt attention because of the imminent danger of losing reading habits in the era o f information and communication technologies, where the use of social media sites is the order of the day.
9 Good Reading Habits. Besides learning reading strategies, readers learn good reading habits. Provide time in school to build reading time to 90 minutes in one sitting.
Every other Friday, build sustained reading time. For example, if I teach the student to find small words within big words, then that becomes the student's personal.Download