After doing some poking around, The Linker has surmised that PowerShell for SharePoint 2010 seems to be on a lot of people’s minds as of late, mostly on how to approach the task automation framework. So, she has taken it upon herself to find some links to help you all out with this process and be a little less overwhelmed. Enjoy!
Introduction to PowerShell
Windows PowerShell basics
The levels of PowerShell
PowerShell and SharePoint automation examples
Forum: SharePoint and PowerShell
Educational and community site for PowerShell
Turtles in a half shell