Ivan Razdymalin graduated from the faculty of foreign languages of the Voronezh State Pedagogical Institute (now Voronezh State Pedagogical University) (1951), the agronomic faculty of the Voronezh Agricultural Institute (Voronezh State Agricultural University) (1952).
Since 1948 was a teacher, since 1951was a director, since 2001 a psychologist of a secondary school in the village of Kostenki, Khokholsky District. In 1963-1991, at the same time, was a senior researcher at the Research Institute of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, since 1991was a professor at the Department of Theory and Methods of Technology and Professional Education of the Voronezh Regional Institute for Advanced Studies and Retraining of Educators. In 1957 he created a student's production brigade, which he led for 40 years.
Ivan Razdymalin is the author of over 150 works on school pedagogy, including books: "Teaching rural schoolchildren how to use fertilizers: A manual for a teacher of a rural school" (Moscow, 1968), "Developing the creative abilities of students in the course of experimental work" (Moscow, 1976).