YouTube to Feature Cullen’s abc’s Preschool Education Channel

March 13, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
San Jose, CA, March 13, 2007 Ė Cullenís abcís Ė The ever-progressive YouTube will feature Cullenís abcís Channel (http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Cullensabcs) on its "Welcome to YouTube" page from March 14 to 16, 2007. Cullenís abcís will be one of four spotlighted channels in the Popular Channels section, clearly acknowledging the pre-school channelís popularity and creativity.

ďThis is so exciting for Cullenís abcís and for other educators, states Cullen Wood of Cullenís abcís. Up till now, the majority of channels and videos, featured on YouTube, have been pure entertainment. By featuring an educational video channel, it really demonstrates how much more YouTube can be than just funny videos. This is a wonderful testament to YouTube and its viewers.Ē

Cullenís abcís uses short and free ďIdea VideosĒ to share creative, low-cost ideas that stimulate children's development at home. The idea videos are for parents, family, relatives, friends and teachers of preschoolers and include interactive book readings for children, book reviews with tips for grown ups, art ideas, rhymes, songs, and activity ideas.

YouTube has made it possible to share ideas through free, easy-to-understand videos. Cullen's abc's went live in mid-December, 2006 and has been posting at least five Idea Videos each week. The Idea Videos on YouTube have been viewed over 9,000 times. One of Cullenís abcís educational goals is to be an influence in the creation of a YouTube educational category.

Cullenís abcís, (www.cullensabcs.com) is pioneering the use of YouTube to share idea videos that stimulate preschool development at home. Cullenís abcís is the creation of Cullen Wood, who has been working with young children since 1994. She currently is a Preschool Teacher at St. Timís Lutheran School in San Jose, California. Cullen has also authored the article titled: ďHow to Select the Best Preschool for Your Child Ė Inside Tips from a Preschool Teacher.