Maarten Sprenger

Search Literacy & Online Children’s Information

Workshops and lectures in primary, secondary and higher education. Expert on children’s information and search behavior at the edtech company Wizenoze, writer and publisher of the book “Smart Searching the Internet” (2013, 2018). Develops a framework for Search Literacy.

Since 2002 Maarten has worked in primary education, as a teacher and as an entrepreneur. Formerly he has been a teacher at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and he also organized art projects (television and new media). In 2006 he started the 8-12.info search engine.


Maarten Sprenger +31 6 51 717 840 mail@slimzoeken.nu


Children’s Information – Who cares? – A participatory observation and literature review of best practices from the field of information literacy and educational information retrieval by children aged 8 to 12 years. Published on the blog of Society of the Query.