Presentation on theme: "& By PROMOTING EFFECTIVE READING AMONG PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUPILS IN IBADAN, NIGERIA Clement O.O. KOLAWOLE, Ph.D DEPARTMENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION,"— Presentation transcript:
& By PROMOTING EFFECTIVE READING AMONG PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUPILS IN IBADAN, NIGERIA Clement O.O. KOLAWOLE, Ph.D DEPARTMENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN E-mail: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 0803-3340-402 Aanuoluwapo Olufunke KOLAWOLE, OBA AKINYELE HIGH SCHOOL, BASHORUN IBADAN, IBADAN E-mail: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 0803-3340-402 &
PROBLEMS OF READING Lack of access to books Poor phoneme awareness Ineffective strategies of teaching Absence of well-trained teachers of reading Pupils lack of access to book and book materials both at home and in the school
FINDINGS Pupils inability to read efficiently General lack of reading materials Problem of correct identification and pronunciation of phonemes Lack of comprehension/loss of interest in reading due to poor performance Low achievement in class work
CONSEQUENCE Negative attitude to reading Low performance in reading and other subjects (Falayajo, 1996) Loss of interest in book and book materials General lack of interest in reading Low motivation to reading Lack of love books
STRATEGIES OF PROMOTING EFFECTIVE READING Create access to book and book materials Promote literacy activities within and outside the school Help pupils to learn reading by teaching letters/sound relationship (Hoffman et al 1964)
Teach phoneme awareness (Liberman and Liberman 1992) Create libraries in schools and stock them with good story books Make access to such books open to pupils Introduce and sustain literature circles (Daniel 1994) Read aloud from a wide variety of books
Teach consonant discriminations and allow students to practice them Give motivational talks on regular basis Create good classroom instruction coupled with out-door activity Engage teacher librarians
Introduce shared reading between/among pupils on regular basis Introduce how to teach reading in curriculum of teacher education Embark on campaigns on the importance of reading on regular basis across schools
APPEAL Since books are very important to promote reading, we would like to appeal for book donation for elementary schools in our country. We would also like to appeal for support in our effort at promoting reading through campaigns.
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