A great idea…not sure about its actual efficacy
I don’t envision students connecting with this tool, especially older students. To them, it would seem like a clearly forced and unnatural way of reaching out. There are also more effective tools that can be used to accomplish this same purpose, such as Flipgrid, which has more intuitive and sophisticated features. I think there are better, more organic ways to individually reach out to reserved students, ways that feel less like a homework assignment.
How I Use It
It seems that this product was meant to be used primarily for mental health check-ins rather than for the teaching of academic content. If I were to use it, it would do so entirely asynchronously, especially if the class is online to begin with.