September 27


Teacher Talk: Epigenetics and the Curious Journey into Education

By heheals

September 27, 2020

James Baldwin said “We carry our history with us.” Kendrick Lamar has rapped about the experiences inside his “DNA.” In this talk, Eli Davis connects their words and more to epigenetics and asks us to consider whether this field of science may be relevant to the classroom. Eli is a high school special education teacher at Lincoln Heights Academy in Charlotte, NC.

Teacher Talks is a program of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Foundation. Learn more at



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