Cycle 1 Week 13- Giotto

Get a box handy, 'cause you're going to be packing in a lot of stuff for this project.  It's a super fun activity and totally worth the extra prep time and supplies!Giotto di Bondone was an Italian painter and architect during the late Middle Ages.  He created beautiful frescoes and also did … Continue reading

Cycle 1 Week 3- Mayan Glyphs

Just like the ancient Egyptians, the Maya had a written language that was based on symbols and pictures.  The images used in their writing are complex and in fact required artists to accomplish them.  In this way, scribes always had to be artists, and their word for "scribe" reflected this: t'zib … Continue reading