ATLANTA, GA – March 28, 2012 – A.D.A.M. Education, a business unit of Ebix Health (NASDAQ: EBIX), announced today their newest collaboration with Carolina Biological Supply Company. This partnership will provide educators access to A.D.A.M. Education’s interactive digital learning resources through Carolina’s latest eLearning initiative, Carolina Science Online™. A.D.A.M. Education provides award-winning health science learning materials to educators and students in 99 countries around the world.
Carolina Biological Supply Company has offered high-quality science and math resources to educators for over 80 years. Their eLearning platform, Carolina Science Online, will continue to provide unparalleled budget-friendly science and math digital resources. The goal of Carolina Science Online is to make it simple for educators to locate high-quality instructional resources that have been reviewed and approved by Carolina’s product development teams. A.D.A.M. Education’s award-winning product, A.D.A.M. Inside Out, will now be available to educators through the new collaboration. “The relationship with A.D.A.M. Education continues our 80 year tradition of partnering with best- in-class providers of instructional programs,” says Jim Parrish, chief executive officer of Carolina. “We are pleased to offer A.D.A.M.’s outstanding simulations and animations as part of the launch of our eLearning initiative, Carolina Science Online. We are excited for A.D.A.M. to join us and our other esteemed partners, such as the Smithsonian Institution and the University of California, in bringing high quality teaching solutions to the 21st century classroom.”
A.D.A.M. Inside Out will provide educators with digital learning assets for the human body, health literacy and family life curriculum, adding to Carolina Science Online’s already notable resources. Complete with lesson plan development tools and quizzes for student retention, educators can enhance and customize curriculums, while at the same time maximizing their allotted budgets. Educators will have access to the award-winning products: Dissectible Anatomy, The Inside Story, 9-Month Miracle and Health and Wellness resources. “We understand that educators are in need of high-quality interactive resources for a reasonable cost,” says Bridget Benware, manager of strategic partnerships. “With Carolina Science Online, we are able to provide A.D.A.M. Education’s proven products in a flexible, cost-efficient format.” A.D.A.M. Education is proud to partner with this esteemed provider of science and math education materials.
About Ebix, Inc.
A leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, Ebix, Inc., (NASDAQ: EBIX - News) provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry.
With 30+ offices across Brazil, Singapore, Australia, the US, New Zealand, India and Canada, Ebix powers multiple exchanges across the world in the field of life, annuity, health and property & casualty insurance while conducting in excess of $100 billion in insurance premiums on its platforms. Through its various SaaS-based software platforms, Ebix employs hundreds of insurance and technology professionals to provide products, support and consultancy to thousands of customers on six continents. Ebix’s focus on quality has enabled it to be awarded Level 5 status of the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Model (CMM). Ebix has also earned ISO 9001:2000 certifications for both its development and BPO units in India. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.ebix.com.
About Carolina Biological Supply Company
Founded in 1927, Carolina Biological Supply Company is a leading supplier of science and math products to kindergarten- through university-level educators around the world. More than 400,000 teachers and 10 million students use Carolina products every day.
Carolina develops and markets curricula, kits, and related products that enable students to carry out hands-on experiments, especially in the areas of life, earth, and physical science. Many staff members are former educators and understand the unique challenges teachers face in the classroom and laboratory. The company’s long tradition of collaborating with teachers and institutions has resulted in new, innovative educational resources that help teachers engage and motivate students. Carolina is a privately held company based in Burlington, North Carolina. For more information, visit www.carolina.com.
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