Whenever we use instruments to measure things, whether it’s a yardstick to measure height, a clock to measure drive time, or a test to measure student ability, there is some amount of noise that can result in slightly different measurements each time. That noise is called measurement error. In educational testing, this measurement error is more often referred to as the standard error of measurement—abbreviated “SEM.”
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In this video, we’re exploring standard deviation—the statistics term you may (or may not) remember but will find handy when it comes to analyzing your assessment data! Let’s take a closer look at what standard deviation is, and then how you can use it to make sense of your data, starting with a simple definition.