Teacher, especially older ones, often shun technology as they don’t understand it. We are aware that they should be motivated and educated on how to use technology by their employers, which, even more often, turns the blind eye.
In order not to let children suffer from these discrepancies, there is a way to use modern technology even if you’e not tech-savvy. Google Maps’ StreetView feature, Art project, World Wonders, Ideas and many other Google projects don’t requirew much user knowledge but are offering information on various topics.
History teachers, as well as Geography teachers can benefit a lot if using Google Maps, not only during lessons but also as a part of homework assignments.
More on the feature can be read here.