theories of teaching

Simon Borg, Teachers’ theories in grammar teaching, ELT Journal, Volume 53, Issue 3, July 1999, Pages 157–167,
This paper considers how research into teachers’ theories in English language teaching (ELT) can enhance our understanding of instruction, and provide the basis of effective teacher development (TD) work. The nature of teachers’ theories is illustrated with examples from classroom research on grammar teaching. A TD strategy through which teachers examine the theories underlying their own work in teaching grammar is also outlined, together with materials to assist teachers in implementing this strategy