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Jaime Joyce

Jaime Joyce is Executive Editor at TIME For Kids. She joined the staff in 2007. She earned master’s degrees from Bank Street College of Education and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, in New York City. For TFK, Jaime covered the 2012 and 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the 2017 presidential Inauguration, and the Women’s March on Washington. In her free time she enjoys visiting art galleries and museums.

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Can You Spell Victory?

July 9, 2021

Fourteen-year-old Zaila Avant-garde of Harvey, Louisiana, has won the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee. She’s the first Black American to win the event, which has been running annually since 1925. Zaila's winning word: Murraya. That’s a type of tropical tree…


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Sweet Success

April 16, 2021

North Duke Street in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania, smells like dessert. The scent comes from a small, locally owned business that sells ice cream, homemade chocolates, and stroopies—thin, cinnamon waffle-sandwich cookies with a caramel center. The treats are popular in Europe,…


Walking is Awesome

March 2, 2021

Have you ever said “Whoa!” as you watched a hawk soar through the sky or an athlete sink a basket? If so, you’ve experienced awe. It’s a strong feeling of wonder and amazement. Virginia Sturm is a psychologist and an…


TIME Person of the Year

December 28, 2020

Together, President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris have been named TIME’s 2020 Person of the Year. The news was announced on December 10. “TIME has always had a special connection to the presidency,” editor in chief Edward Felsenthal…


Handwashing Helper

September 24, 2020

Handwashing is one of the easiest ways to protect against disease, including COVID-19. But how do you wash your hands when you don’t have running water? Lack of running water and soap is a problem for 3 billion people in…


For the Birds

September 11, 2020

Jeremi Swietochowski was playing with Legos when he heard a thump. A bird had flown into the window and fallen onto the balcony. The fourth grader rushed to check on it. “Just when I was about to open the door,…


Something to Celebrate

July 16, 2020

Americans call it soccer. But fans worldwide know the sport as football. Players are finally back on the field after most games were suspended in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here, Youri Tielemans (center), of England’s Leicester City club,…


A Funny Find

July 9, 2020

Do squirrels need to practice social distancing during the pandemic? No. Can humor get people through tough times? Definitely! On May 20, TIME for Kids got a kick out of this tiny sign in Fort Greene Park, in Brooklyn, New…


Through a Writer's Eyes

July 2, 2020

Writers are often asked, “Where do you get your ideas?” Many say ideas spring from paying close attention to what’s around us. Depending on the kind of writing you do, the spark of inspiration can lead to very different results.…


Building Green

April 3, 2020

Have you ever noticed a problem in your community that you couldn’t figure out how to fix? Dr. Aboubacar Kampo has. He was living in Côte d’Ivoire, a country on the coast of West Africa, where plastic is a major…