Hoda Salehi

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Where have you lived in the world?

I was born in Tehran, Iran, and have lived in Iran and Canada.

What have you studied? How long have you been a teacher?

I have a Canadian MACTE accredited diploma in early childhood and an Elementary Montessori diploma from Toronto Montessori Institute. I also have an Honours bachelor of arts in music from Tehran University of Art. I have taught for 7 years. My passion for music and piano is reflected in my current studies towards a conservatory of music level 10.

What languages do you speak?

I speak Farsi & English.  

What is something you are really good at?

I am really good at swimming, playing piano, yoga, and baking.

What do you like to do when you aren’t at school?

I like yoga, swimming, teaching piano, walking in nature, and photography.

What is something not everyone knows about you?

If you knew me really well, you would know how much I appreciate art, music, nature, and animals.

What are some of your most favourite things?

II have been wanting a puppy for years, and this year for my birthday I finally got one. His name is Luca and he is very smart and catches on quick. He is known around the neighborhood and he looks like a teddy bear.