There is a mountain of misinformation about how to manage difficult students. It’s on a never-ending loop. Cycling through every school. Wafting down every hallway. And passing from teacher to teacher. At best, it’s confusing, contradictory, and difficult to apply consistently. It also does little to actually change behavior. Because, you see, most advice on how to deal with difficult students fails to address the root cause. Instead, it’s a band-aid that may mollify behavior in the moment—which is why…