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Ushinsky, Konstantin Dmitriyevich (1824-1870), a teacher

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Konstantin Dmitriyevich Ushinsky (1824-1870), a teacher, literary man.In 1844 Ushinsky graduated from the Department of Law of Moscow University.From 1846 to 1849 he was a professor at the Demidov Lyceum in Yaroslavl. Ushinsky earned money by literary work for the journals "Sovremennik" ("Contemporary") and "Biblioteka dlya Chteniya" ("Library for Reading"). In 1859-1862 Ushinsky was the Inspector of the Smolny Institute for Noble Maidens in Saint-Petersburg, where he carried out liberal reforms. In 1859-1862 he also worked as the Chief Editor of the" Journal of the Department of Education" . He was the founder of scientific pedagogy in Russia. He also wrote children's textbooks for learning reading: "Children's World" (1861), " Native Word" (1864). Ushinsky's magnum opus was his theoretical work "The Human As a Subject of Education". According to Ushinsky, the subject of education is human, the aim is the development of active creative person. In 1854 -59 K.D.Ushinsky lived in Gatchina where he worked as a teacher of Russian Literature and Law at the Gatchinsky Sirotsky Institut( Gatchina Orphanage) ,at present 25 October Prospekt, house no. 2; commemorative plaque). In 1855-1859 he became the inspector at the same institution.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Ushinsky, Konstantin Dmitriyevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Gatchina Town/25 Oktyabrya Prospekt (25 October Prospekt)
Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Gatchina Town

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