How watching reality television helped me discover the “key” to teaching difficult students.

  When I was a kid I remember liking to pretend I was a WWE wrestler and crush empty soda cans with by bare hands to demonstrate my strength.  I also remember for some odd reason after I crushed the soda can I sometimes try to fix the can and restore it back to its original shape by un crushing it, but no matter how hard I tried the can I crushed was never the same.  Evidence of the damage I inflicted always remained. Many years later I still have no idea why I tried to restore the cans I crushed but I realize the image…