Vodovozova Yelizaveta( Russian teacher, children's writer, author of memoir 'At the dawn of life' (1911).)
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Biography Vodovozova Yelizaveta
Born Tsevlovskaya, the second husband - Semevsky
(5 (17). VIII .. 1844, Riverlands s (now z. Demidov) Smolensk province - 23.III.1923, Petrograd)
Born in the family of the landlord Smolensk province studied in the Smolny Institute, finishing school, she graduated in 1862. Pupil and follower Ushinski. Author of one of the first benefits in Russia for parents and educators of kindergartens ( "The mental development of children from the first manifestation of consciousness to the age of eight; 1871). Of great importance in the upbringing gave folklore, believed that the influence of mothers in the preschool age child is the determining factor in the formation of his personality. Made after K.D. Ushinsky against uncritical transfer systems of education of foreign scientists to the Russian pochvuOtdavaya tribute pedagogy Froebel and Montessori, criticizing their views on some matters of upbringing. In his memoirs, In. contains interesting portraits K.D. Ushinskogo, MI. Semevsky. PI. Yakushkin, P.L. Lavrov, VI. Vodovozova, VA. SLEPTSOVA, NV. Assumption and other wonderful people in the second half of the nineteenth. V. - The author of interesting books for children and youth: "From the Russian life and nature" (1871), "At Rest" (1880), "Life of the European peoples" (tt.1-3; 1875-1883 g.) .
Lit.: Vodovozova EH. At the dawn of life. - M., 1904