Bakgrunn og aktiviteter

Ongoing Research Projects


  • 2013: Ph.D., Stockholm University, Sweden
  • 2008: M.Ed., Uppsala University, Sweden
  • 2006: M.A., Uppsala University, Sweden

Recent Publications

Full list on CRISTIN. Also see CV.

Skar, G. B., Kvistad, A. H., Johansen, M. B., Rijlaarsdam, G., Aasen, A. J. (2022). Identifying Texts in the Warning Zone: Empirical Foundation of a Screening Instrument to Adapt Early Writing Instruction. Writing & Pedagogy, 13(1), 267–311.

Skar, G. B., Aasen, A. J., Kvistad, A. H., & Johansen, M. B. (2022). Audience awareness in elementary school students’ texts: Variations within and between grades 1–3. Writing and Pedagogy, 13(1), 155–179.

Bremholm, J., Kabel, K., Liberg, C., & Skar, G. B. (2022). A review of Scandinavian Writing Research between 2010 and 2020. Writing and Pedagogy, 13(1), 7–49.

Skar, G. B. & Myhill, D. (2022, preprint). Exploring of Multiple Perspectives on Early Writing Development. Chapter in Skriveutvikling og skrivevansker.

Skar, G. B. & Huebner, A. (2022). Predicting First Grade Students’ Writing Proficiency. Assessment in Education, 29(2), 219–237

Skar, G. B., Kabel, K., Liberg, C., & Bremholm, J. (2022). Introduction to the Special Issue on writing research in Scandinavia. Writing & Pedagogy, 13(1), 1–5.

Skar, G. B., Graham, S., & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2022). Formative writing assessment for change – introduction to the special issue. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 29(2), 121–126.

Hsiang, T. P., Graham, S., Wang, Z., Wang, C., & Skar, G. B. (2022). Teaching Chinese Characters to Students in Grades 1 to 3 through Emergency Remote Instruction during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Reading and Writing, 35(8), 1975–2014.

Skar, G. B., Lei, P., Graham, S., Aasen, A. J., Johansen, M. B., & Kvistad, A. H. (2022). Handwriting Fluency and the Quality of Primary Grade Students’ Writing. Reading and Writing: An interdisciplinary journal,  35(2), 509–538.

Skar, G. B., Graham, S., & Huebner, A. (2021, online first). Learning Loss during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Emergency Remote Instruction First Grade Students’ Writing: A Natural Experiment. Journal of Educational Psychology