IB Alphabet Soup

The International Baccalaureate is big on acronyms.  Here are just a few you’ll here if you are involved in the program…

IA – Internal Assessment – Any assessments required of the IB Program that are graded by Academy faculty.

EA – External Assessment – Any assessments required of the IB Program that are graded by IB Examiners.

CAS – Creativity, Action, Service – 150 hours of extracurricular activities required of diploma candidates.

EE – Extended Essay – 4,000 word essay required of every diploma candidate.

IOC – Interactive Oral Commentary – externally assessed recorded commentary in both English and Modern Language

WA – Writing Assessment – externally assessed essay in both English and Modern Language

IOP – Interactive Oral Presentation – internally assessed recorded commentary in both English

DCP – Data, Collection, and Processing – The data collection and analysis portion of the Science Internal Assessments

MLI – Musical Links Investigation – Externally assessed Assessment in IB Music

SOE – Summary of Evidence

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