Whenever students talk about their subjects in school, history is often perceived as among the most boring subject. The main reason of history has been considered as a boring subject is due to the traditional ways used by the history teachers in the class. The teacher-centered approach had made the students think that history is a vapid subject where they only need to memorize all the facts about a history event to achieve the learning outcomes. In this case, the using of technology approach in history learning process can provide students a new perspective on History Education. Technology is a useful tool that can stimulate students to generate historical thinking skills. The using of technology approach also encourage students to imagine a past event comprehensively. However, there are a lot of problems need to be solved such as the lack of facilities in schools and the skill deficiency among history teachers. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to discuss the using of technology approach in stimulate student historical thinking skill. Besides, this paper will also discuss about the role of school and government in providing facilities and courses that train teacher with the skill needed. This is important to ensure that the technology approach can be applied effectively in history teaching and learning process.
Technology Approach, Historical Thinking Skill, History Subject