A.D.A.M. releases 'Inside Out Health and Wellness' module of online resources for K-12 learners

Published on August 24, 2010 at 8:20 AM · No Comments

A.D.A.M., Inc. (Nasdaq: ADAM), a leading provider of consumer health information, benefits technology solutions and online education resources, today announced the release of A.D.A.M. Inside Out Health and Wellness—the newest module of its online resources for K-12 learners. This recent addition to the A.D.A.M. Education suite of products is designed to assist educators in teaching nutrition, the significance of healthy eating, and the importance of incorporating 60 minutes of physical activities into students' daily routines.

“The demand for an engaging health and wellness educational resource has been tremendous. We are excited to provide this innovative online product addressing the K-12 curriculum requirements for health and fitness”

Both the nutrition and physical activity lessons included in A.D.A.M. Inside Out Health and Wellness module provide students with a self directed learning path, complete with animations and interactive resources. The engaging content and humorous dialogue cover an introduction to proper nutrition, a comprehensive review of the Food Pyramid, how to read food labels, and how to make wise food selection choices. Over an hour of narrated content, animations and interactive quizzes teach, reinforce, and help assess student comprehension.

"The demand for an engaging health and wellness educational resource has been tremendous. We are excited to provide this innovative online product addressing the K-12 curriculum requirements for health and fitness," said Mark Adams, president and chief executive officer of A.D.A.M. "We believe A.D.A.M. Inside Out Health and Wellness module will provide educators with the tools to inspire their students to make healthy lifestyle choices."

A.D.A.M. Inside Out Health and Wellness module is a versatile resource for teachers, accommodating small-group learning, full classroom participation, and individual use for differentiated learning. It serves intuitive learners as well as those who require a more structured learning framework. The teacher resources, including lesson plan development tools and quizzes, facilitate the integration of A.D.A.M. Inside Out Health and Wellness module into the curriculum.

Shannon McGuire, SVP and GM of A.D.A.M.'s education solutions said, "At A.D.A.M. we are committed to providing innovative curriculum resources to support teachers and engage students. Expanding A.D.A.M. Inside Out to include a nutrition and fitness curriculum is another step towards our commitment to educators, while simultaneously addressing timely and relevant issues faced by today's tech savvy learners."

A.D.A.M. Inside Out is available with licensing options for teachers, students, educational institutions, libraries, and homeschoolers.

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