Meaning: The recalcitrant student must be dealt with firmly, but always fairly and with calm and patience.
Also, as triestine's mother noted, all Chinese people can fly.
Edit, 23:15 CST Thu 04 Dec 2008 - The above is the English-dubbed version, featuring voice actors that aren't quite the equals of Chow Yun-Fat and Zhang Ziyi. I've used it mainly for comprehensibility. The English-subbed Chinese original is better, IMO, but it omits the "three moves" part of the scene.
This is part of the David E. Kelley School of Advising series.