Pedagogy of common sense: Humanistic philosophy of education by A.A. Leontiev

D.A. Leontiev, professor of Moscow State University, head of the International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation of Higher School of Economics, PhD in psychology 

Abstract. The articles analyses psychological and pedagogical works by A.A. Leontiev (1936–2004). Development of new philosophy of education and implementation of these ideas into educational practice “School 2010” was one of the A.A. Leontiev’s focus area. The article also systematizes researcher’s views on general and specific problems of education and their relation to contemporary concepts of developmental education and humanistic traditions of the Russian pedagogical thought.

Key words: education, personal development, A.A. Leontiev, School 2010, developmental education, personality, activity, communication.