Maarten Sprenger

Search Literacy & Online Children’s Information

Maarten Sprenger is an editor, writer, teacher, information professional and a specialist in search literacy and online children’s information.

Maarten published two books “Smart Search on the Internet” (8-14 years, 2013/2018) and develops a framework for search literacy as part of digital literacy. He was Lead Content Curation at Wizenoze from 2015-2021 and currently works as a coordinating editor at children’s book publisher Schoolsupport. Maarten gives workshops and lectures in education (PO, VO, MBO and HBO) and for libraries.

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  mail [-a-t-] 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.


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