Monthly Archives: December 2008

2009 ICAS Reveals Contest Dates

Hey, kids! The Mathematics Trainers’ Guild, Philippines and Philippine Board of Studies Foundation, Inc. invite you to another exciting international competition. With your mental acumen in English and Science, you can count yourselves again in next year’s International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS), being conducted by University of New South Wales Educational Assessment Australia (EAA).

Other than English and Science, you can now join the ICAS-Writing and ICAS-Spelling. If you are interested, then mark the following sitting dates of the 2009 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) in your 2009 schedules of activities:

Science – June 13, 2009 Saturday
English – August 1, 2009 Saturday

If you want to know more about ICAS, you can visit their website at:

For more details, please keep yourselves abreast in this blog or visit : For more inquiries, you may contact Mr. Robert J. Degolacion at his mobile phone number, 0917 3246302.

Right…It’s Sudoku Time! And you’ve got what you want!!! It’s in town!!! Big Brain Sudoku, is here to keep you company

The Big Brain Sudoku is a booklet designed not only to provide the Sudoku enthusiasts with the basics of the puzzles, but also gives them a rewarding and incomparable feeling of self-confidence to move on to the next level. Since it presents the basic feature of 4 x 4 and moves on to 6 x 6, 8 x 8, and 9 x 9 Classic Sudoku, Diagonal Sudoku, Alphabet Sudoku, Alphabet Diagonal Sudoku and Killer Sudoku, then the Big Brain Sudoku becomes the perfect booklet for beginners and masters of Sudoku because it offers them sustainability to pursue the challenges. This makes the Big Brain Sudoku as the only challenging and mind-boggling booklet in the Philippines, which comes in a perfect package for those who look for high quality and mentally stimulating puzzles. With the feature of the complete sets of Sudoku puzzles patterned after the 2008 Thailand Brand’s Sudoku Open and the inclusion of the Matchstick Puzzle at the beginning of every type of Sudoku puzzle makes the booklet even more stimulating.


The Big Brain Sudoku is created by the Mathematics Trainers’ Guild, Philippines, a non-stock, non-profit organization of mathematics educators and is published by the Philippine Board of Studies Foundation, Inc. It is a product of intense passion exhibited by its authors, Roberto J. Degolacion and Rechilda P. Villame to give the Sudoku aficionados the booklet they have been longing to have. Dr. Simon L. Chua whose significant role as consultant has poured his expertise and craftsmanship in this number game booklet to give every Sudoku enthusiasts a greater challenge to hone their skills in knowing and learning the basic techniques.


Get a copy of Big Brain Sudoku now! Bring it home with you to know the difference! It is really a shortcut to smart thinking.