MONTGOMERY, Diane. British, b. 1940. Genres: Education. Career: Science teacher and department head at schools in Reigate, London, Hemel Hempstead, and Norwich, England, 1961-69; Gipsy Hill College of Teacher Education, Kingston upon Thames, England, senior lecturer, 1969-75; Kingston Polytechnic, Kingston upon Thames, principal lecturer and program director, 1975-89; Middlesex University, London, professor of education, head of School of Teacher Education, and dean of faculty, 1989-94, professor emeritus, 1994-, author and tutor of MA SEN, MA SpLD, and MA Gifted Education by Distance Learning, 1992-. Chartered psychologist; Learning Difficulties Research Project, director, 1981-. Publications: Study Skills: Teaching and Learning Strategies, 1983, rev. ed., 1991; (series ed.) Teaching Reading through Spelling, 1983-87; (with A. Rawlings) Classroom Management, 1986; (with A. Rawlings and N. Hadfield) Lifesavers, 1987; (with N. Hadfield) Practical Teacher Appraisal, 1989; (with N. Hadfield) Appraisal in the Primary Classroom, 1990; Managing Behaviour Problems, 1990; Children with Learning Difficulties, 1990; Educating the Able, 1996; Developmental Spelling: A Handbook, 1997; Spelling: Remedial Strategies, 1997; Reversing Lower Attainment, 1998; Positive Appraisal through Classroom Observation, 1999; Able Underachievers, 2000. EDITOR: Helping Teachers Improve through Classroom Observation, 2001; Gifted Children with Special Educational Needs, 2003. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: L.D.R.P., 21 Butt Lane, Maldon, Essex CM9 5HD, England.