History education is always been a problem to the student. Most of them think that history is boring subject. Overall, history is not a favorite subject among the students because there are too many facts to remember and some of them could not even understand the terms used in the history subject. Other than that, the students also fail to answer the general knowledge and critical thinking questions. The scholar makes a lot of research regarding the issue and problems and able to construct theories for history education. This paper is discussing about constructivism approach to increase the knowledge and appreciation in history among secondary students. By using the constructivist approach , it will able to help the students to learn history much better and the teacher could transform their way of teaching to make the lesson more interesting and fun.
Constructivism, History Education, Knowledge, Critical Thinking