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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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Meet the 2019 National Teacher of the Year

June 10, 2019

Rodney Robinson will tell you his students are no different from any other students. (“They’re just goofy teenagers.”) He’ll tell you his classroom is no different from any other classroom. (It’s decorated with motivational quotes and colorful college banners.) But…

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American Flavor

May 22, 2019

Biscuits and chocolate gravy are breakfast food in Arkansas. Immigrants from Somalia, in Africa, make meat-stuffed pastries called sambusas in Minnesota. In North Dakota, bees produce about 34 million pounds of honey a year. These are among the delicious little…


Do-Good Dog

May 7, 2019

People love to follow dogs on Instagram. The most popular pups have millions of fans. Many canine accounts are pure fluff. (Pugs in sunglasses!) Others push products. Some promote a cause. But one Instagram account stands out from the pack.…


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Visiting Day

December 5, 2018

FOLSOM, California — Most kids are sound asleep at 2:45 in the morning, but on a Saturday this past summer, two sisters were up way past their bedtime. They were waiting for a bus. When it pulled up outside Saint…


Safe in School

September 27, 2018

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Just as the last little kid walks single-file out the door, about 30 very eager 7- to 10-year-olds burst in to take their place. Quickly, they claim spots around the perimeter of the lively one-room Golap…



Live from Kakuma

June 7, 2018

A tent is up. The stage is set. Speakers have polished their presentations. It’s all part of the preparation for TEDxKakumaCamp, which takes place Saturday, June 9, in a schoolyard at Kakuma refugee camp, in Kenya. The conference is the…



Kids of Kakuma

April 11, 2018

KAKUMA, Kenya — Wild animals roamed at night, but Rose Peter and the 19 other children she was with still managed to sleep in the bush. In daylight, they walked. “One week,” Rose tells me when I ask how long…



Helping Others

September 6, 2017

If you see a problem, you should find a solution. That is what Alex Knoll, 12, of Post Falls, Idaho, believes. So when he noticed a man struggling to open a heavy door from a wheelchair, Alex’s brain started buzzing.…



Water Works

April 14, 2017

In a small village in Thailand lives a girl named Wanjai. She and her family make their home on the Khao Laem Reservoir. Wanjai and her friends play in the water, and her family bathes, cooks, and cleans with it.…

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Change in America

February 3, 2017

Two and a half months after his stunning Election Day win, Donald Trump was sworn in on January 20 as the 45th president of the United States. People traveled to Washington, D.C., from across the country to witness the event.…