Winter 2019 Update

We are now live with our scheduled Winter 2019 update.  Keep in mind this means you will need to download an update before you use Tyto Online next time you use it, or in the new year.  If you use Chromebooks, this will be similar to when you originally downloaded the game. If you are

Fall 2019 Update

In one week, we’ll be launching our massive Fall 2019 update — then schools can start downloading/deploying to devices and getting ready for using it this school year!  We wanted to give a preview of what’s coming, so educators can start their planning! Weather & Climate Module Four New Storylines We have completely redesigned our

Dept. of Education Grant Phase I Update!

Our Phase I work for the SBIR Institute of Education Sciences, Department of Education Phase I grant has been completed, and Phase II application has been submitted. To celebrate, we wanted to share a video summary of what we did!  A larger report of the results of the pilot will be coming soon.   The

Our Largest Update Yet: School 1.0 Beta

We’ve been working on a huge number of changes over the last months, getting ready for the 2018-2019 School Year, with the launch we’ve dubbed “School 1.0. Beta”  We are excited today to announce this new launch, and it comes with a lot of new features. First, after many requests, we are now available on Chromebooks! We

Supporting your NGSS instruction with Tyto Online

We’re doing our first webinars, coming up in early August!  Attend one of three session options on Supporting your NGSS instruction with Tyto Online.   OBJECTIVE This session will provide a strong background for educators in how they can use the educational science game Tyto Online to support their instructional goals, especially within a Next Generation Science

Department of Education/IES Grant for Earth & Space Science

We’re realizing it’s about time we made this announcement official!  The Department of Education / Institute for Education Sciences (IES) has awarded us a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for expanding Tyto Online beyond life science — into Earth & Space Science!  See the official award here.

National Science Foundation Grant for a Group STEM Challenge

  We have some exciting news today! Immersed Games is being awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation for development of a new innovation to work with Tyto Online. The official title of the grant is, “A Group Video Game Challenge for Integrated Applied Science Learning.” This innovation

Tyto Online for Schools: BETA

Today we’re excited to be able to announce that we have launched a new set of teacher tools for a new version we’re calling Tyto Online for Schools.  Try the beta now! The new for Schools teacher tools include three main sections: Explore & Plan, Track Progress, and Manage Classes. Our goal is for teachers to

Choose Your Dino-Dome!

Today we have a big announcement… We’re about to begin work to add a dinosaur biodome to Tyto Online! We’re really happy that our art team is finally about to have the resources and time to pull off a new biodome highlighting the Cretaceous Era! It’s really important for us to be as scientifically accurate as

Introducing Our Next Module: Heredity!

We’re really excited to announce the new module we’re adding to Tyto Online — Heredity! This is the next big step in our ambition to incorporate many different subjects in Tyto Online. So what will players be able to do in this new module? One of the things we’re adding is a new story element: