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I know that you are from California. Could "The Campanille" be from there or from somewhere in the US? If not, I would say it is in Italy. Having a clock in the classroom would be a good idea because students wouldn't take out their mobile phones. I think we all check if we have a message or a missed call when we look at the time on our phones; in my opinion, these could be rude towards the teacher.