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Gram's method a method of classifying bacteria by staining them with a violet dye, the retention or loss of which determines their classification.
look-say method a method of teaching reading that uses memorization and recognition of entire words rather than associating letters with sounds.
Montessori method a system for teaching young children that encourages self-motivated education, the training of the senses, and early development of reading and writing skills.
rhythm method a method of birth control that calls for abstaining from sexual intercourse during that time each month when the woman would most likely conceive.
Socratic method a method, used by Socrates, of teaching, arguing, or discussing in which a series of questions and answers is used to test definitions, clarify concepts, elicit admissions, or the like.