Harvard Project Zero has some fantastic activities called Thinking Routines. Check them out if you haven't seen them before!
Sorry for the confusion everyone, but I've figured it out!
The proper terms are discrete and modular sciences. Discrete means teaching a separate discipline each year, while modular is teaching a rotation of disciplines within a year. Modular may also include interdisciplinary units (bio and chem for instance) as long as each discipline is clearly defined with objectives.
Excerpt above is from the eAssessment development report (April 2014). This is relevant for schools who choose to moderate in the final year of transition.
Also of note, is that there will be optional eAssessments in selected subjects in June 2015. These are NOT for the MYP Certificate, but for Course Results for the specific subjects the student sits.
The subjects available according the development report are:
IBO. (2014). eAssessment development report.
If you are interested in becoming an eAssessment examiner you can fill out the application online.
In regards to a prescribed set of content for e-Assessments, please see the development report published in April 2014.
This can be accessed by logging into the OCC, then going to the MYP Coordinator page.
The eAssessment development report is the last file under the heading Middle Years Programme 2014 - Implementation.
Of note on page 3 is the following:
MYP eAssessments are designed to make judgments about the level of students’ conceptual
understanding; this list is not intended to create a specific body of factual knowledge that must be mastered in Year 5 in order to be successful in onscreen exams.
Follow this Link to watch a video by the IB on what e-Assessment looks like.