Stanford STEAM

3rd grade at Azevada Elementary School

Invited students brought their prototypes to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

Forward to minute 49

“It’s not about being the best. It is about being better than you were yesterday.”

“You learn more from losing than winning.”

Linked in

Congratulations to our students who competed for the Artemis Launch Viewing at National Aeronautics and Space Administration 2028. Our essays launched on Artemis 1 orbiting the moon.

Congratulations to our students who have been invited to Nationals for the National Invention Convention in Michigan to show their medical devices they engineered. If you were not chosen, keep trying and try again next year. The purpose is not to win. The purpose is to learn. Patent pending. Invention awards 24:24 and 50:32 for 3rd grade. 5th grade at- 47:00

Small scholarships are available if needed.

Congrats to our CA Merit Winners. We are so proud of you. If you were not chosen, keep trying and try again next year. The purpose is not to win. The purpose is to learn.

Azevada’s (Team of 5) with 3rd grade support won Outstanding Device Performance! 2022– Bay Area Tech Challenge

Full team with 3rd graders tech support (missing 2 people)

See the team on Twitter

We got a like on Facebook from the Mayor of Fremont

Congrats to the only team in the Bay Area to win 2 awards at San Jose’s Tech Challenge 2021 (during the pandemic) sponsored by the Tech Museum- $100 worth of prizes for each team member. See winner list.

2021 during Azevada Zoom School to 6:30 and 15:30 in the video to see us

Shrey and his little brother made it to Nationals 2021!

Winning Video

Winning Video

CA Merit State winner Solenne

Donacio’s sister got the state merit Award! She made the video. See her name Viva – 7th Grade.

8 kids participated this year.

See list.
If your work is not chosen, rewrite it for next time.

Congrats to Vihaan for placing state and nationals. Congrats to Tanvi.

Alameda County Fair 1st and 2nd place in the County Art Fair.

Congrats to one of our inventors for making the cover of the CA Invention Convention and for representing the school during Quarantine. 2020

Congratulations to our students who are published in the National Anthology.

If your work is not published, rewrite it for next time.

Foldscope photos from Vallejo Mill

Manu Prakash tweeted us! He is a Professor at Stanford School of Medicine, former MIT Professor and the inventor of the portable microscope that fits in your pocket. He is in grey and I am in pink. Click on picture.

click on tweet

Inventing Inventors

Mark Rober with Manu Prakash at 0:38

Condi Rice during Pandemic

Professor Mehran Sahami- Computer Science  and Associate Chair at Stanford



On the violin

Piano practice

Stanford Events Calendar

Sheila with Pope Francis

Lead field officer for Stanford SMILE-tinkering pilot in RWC

2013 listed on 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World

Bay Area Science Events Calendar

Book Report Ideas

Choose a Design Challenge for extra credit

Echo of Christ Ministries– Mission Team member in Israel, Palestine 2011

Founder, chief director of Peace Game –top voted learning game of DNLE Stanford Ventures

in Mandarin Chinese

Founder, director of Design out of the Box inspired by Stanford and networks

Project Breaker @ Stanford Institute of Design

Lead field officer for Stanford SMILE-tinkering pilot in RYAA and Bayshore Christian, East Palo Alto

MOOC instructor at

MEd Learning and Technology Masters -Western Governors University

(capstone in Stanford Design Methodology thru Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d. school) Stanford University)

Professional Certification in Project Management Mastery Stanford University

WOOC MOOC- Workshop on Online Connectivism.

Volunteer for City Team Drug Recovery in the Tenderloin SF- 6th and Mission

Design Judge for Lego Mindstorms Robotics Comp 2011

Design Thinking MOOC 2013 with Cavanaro- Engineering Pathways to Innovation- Certificate

Mentioned in  MIT Innovation Contest

Volunteer Academic Research for DNLE Stanford Venture Labs journal.

Global Team Leader and Student Hall of Fame for DNLE Stanford Ventures

Completion of Crash Course in Creativity with Tina Seelig -Venture Lab top 10 project

B.S. in Design -San Jose State University

Aquarist and Fish Data @ Marine Science Institute Redwood City, CA

Google classroom

Learning Games

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